La Soupe is participating in the Cincinnati Magazine's "Cincinnati Gives" challenge! Every donation made through this platform will help us improve and grow our operation in 2018. As an added bonus, the top three fundraisers will win an additional $3,000-$15,000. This campaign will last until January 2nd, 2018. Please consider donating to help us reach our goal.
Cincinnatians live in poverty.
of food in the US is thrown away.
La Soupe is bridging the gap between food waste and hunger by rescuing otherwise wasted produce to create delicious and highly-nutritious meals for customers, non-profits and food-insecure families. Below is our impact since 2014.
355,644 pounds of food rescued.
We partner with Kroger, SugarCreek, Crosset Company, Jungle Jim's, and multiple local farmers to rescue over-ordered or "ugly" produce.
208,228 servings donated to agencies.
We distribute meals to food insecure families through our 47 "share" partner agencies. These include schools, community groups, pantries and more.
3,199 gallons produced by local chefs.
Our Bucket Brigade chefs bolster La Soupe's weekly production by making soupe in their own kitchens. 100% of all Bucket Brigade soupes are donated.