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Public Encouraged to Donate Non-Perishable Food Items for Local Soup Kitchen Spring Break Program in Exchange for Free Admission to County Museums

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division is once again partnering with St. Mary’s Caring Soup Kitchen, the only full-time soup kitchen in Southern Maryland, to help feed residents (most especially local children) in need during St. Mary’s County Spring Break week through their “Feed the Families” program, which provides groceries for the poorest families at three Title 1 schools in St. Mary’s County. The public is encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to either St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s Point or Piney Point Lighthouse Museum in Piney Point during regular daily museum hours from Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 through Sunday, March 29, 2020, and they will receive free admission. Though a minimum of one food item per person will be accepted in order to receive free admission (i.e., a family of four must have at least four donated items), the public is encouraged to bring as much as they can contribute. Preferred items include pancake syrup, cereal, tuna, ramen noodles, canned chicken, hot chocolate packets, pasta sauce, rice, pancake mix and other similar foods. St. Mary’s Caring Soup Kitchen, founded in 1993 under the name “Mary’s Song,” is a small community-based nonprofit organization serving the underprivileged in St. […]

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