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Ladles of Love Foundation

Ladles of Love is a volunteer run soup kitchen in Cape Town, serving healthy and tasty meals for people in need. We have 3 kitchens each week that are dedicated to feeding the homeless community – we serve approximately 850 meals per week at these kitchens and the numbers are always growing. In addition to these kitchens we also support other local organisations that help the homeless, like U-Turn, Care Cruisers and Hope Street, by supplying them with soup, sandwiches and other fresh ingredients. Our watchwords are love, respect and dignity.

We meet lots of different characters at our kitchens – some are regulars we get to know and other people just pass through. Whatever their circumstances, however, someone in need of a hot meal is always welcome at a Ladles of Love soup kitchen. We do not pass judgement, we simply offer food to anyone in need of it.

In addition to serving the homeless community, we also operate a feeding scheme for schools - The Munch Club provides healthy lunches and breakfasts to the students in 4 local schools. Our schools program was designed to tackle one issue in particular - the fact that so many children in SA arrive at school each day hungry, with no lunch to sustain them throughout the day. School budgets are strained and often lack the resources to provide healthy lunches. How can a child learn on an empty stomach?

The Munch Club provides nutritious and tasty breakfasts and lunches to those students in need. Our long-term goals for each school we support is to empower. We want to build up school kitchens, train staff and empower the projects to run themselves - creating a stronger, long-lasting unit that really works for schools and communities.

Between our kitchens for the homeless, The Munch Club and our supporting work for other organisations - we prepare and serve over 2000 meals every single week.

We do what we do because we are passionate about people – both the communities that we serve and the people that volunteer and work with us. 

Donor Messages

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Mosidi
This is a wonderful opportunity !
Helen
Good luck with the fabulous work!
Sally
Well done Danny - the world needs more people like you. I wish you a wonderful 2019
Francois
Should be 50 meals - keep up the good work
Nicolene
We have no clue what it is to be without a home, thanks for making us aware of this reality for some!
Richard & Debbie Emery
Really fantastic. Keep going...
LINDA LEIBOWITZ
Thank you - you are an absolute inspiration
Ang & Sas
You’re a legend Danny,

Activity feed

01 Feb 2019 R 206
24 Jan 2019 R 103
13 Jan 2019 R 514
Richard & Debbie Emery donated R 360 to Ladles of Love Foundation via Homeless in Cape Town: The 48hr Challenge
10 Jan 2019 R 360
09 Jan 2019 R 514