The annual Soup For Shelter event will take place Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 8950 Co Hwy J, Woodruff, WI 54568. Proceeds from this benefit will go to Frederick Place, the temporary, emergency homeless shelter operated by the Northwoods Alliance for Temporary Housing, Inc. (NATH).
Doors will open at 5 p.m. to purchase tickets for the basket raffles. Admission is by freewill donation and everyone is welcome. Area restaurants will be donating a delicious variety of soups for this benefit. Come enjoy a soup supper and have fun supporting those experiencing homelessness in the Northwoods area.
Frederick Place offers emergency shelter for families and individuals from Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas counties. The annual operating costs for the shelter in 2020 is $289,637. These costs include 24-hour staff salaries, case management, food, utilities, supplies, insurance, equipment, and maintenance. Frederick Place has housed over 732 unduplicated individuals since opening the doors on Jan. 31, 2011.
For more information about Frederick Place, contact executive director administrative assistant Katie Specht at 715-360-6745 or at [email protected]