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SouperFest March 18, 2017 - Rundlett Middle School
To benefit the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness


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The 8th Annual SouperFest, a benefit for the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH), will be held Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Rundlett Middle School in Concord.

The event begins at 2 p.m. with FunFest, sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Concord. The Rundlett gymnasium will be transformed into a giant playhouse that includes an inflatable obstacle course, face painting, spin art, an inflatable Velcro sticky wall, mini -golf, bounce house, balloon animal making, DJ/music by Nazzy Entertainment, and much more! Funfest’s Kids Zone features games especially for children ages 5 and under.

The Souper soup dinner starts at 4 p.m. in an expansive and tastefully decorated function room at Rundlett. Attendees can sample 30 unique specialty soups crafted by chefs from around Concord, including cheddar cheese and broccoli, Italian sausage tortellini, and pumpkin black bean with prosciutto, as well as vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Artisan breads will be available, along with a vast selection of desserts prepared by 45 bakery chefs. Sink and Soha will provide music, and food-safe bowls hand-crafted by local potters and schools can be purchased for $10 and up.

Suggested donation for SouperFest is $10, $5 for children under age 12. Hot dogs, popcorn, and cotton candy will also be available for separate purchase at FunFest. Tickets can be purchased online at www.concordhomeless.org or at the door. The Web site contains full event details, including a list of chefs, and I Joined the Soup Line commemorative T- shirts.

Profits from admittance, bowls and T-shirt sales support CCEH programs, including the Concord Homeless Resource Center and Housing First Concord. Last year’s SouperFest raised $34,000; this year, organizers hope to raise $40,000.

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