Local restaurants join forces for Soupline to benefit Santa Cruz Homeless Services Center

A few selections at 2010's Soupline

On Thursday, April 26, you can eat lots of great soup from local restaurants and benefit the Homeless Services Center (HSC) in Santa Cruz.

The 13th Annual Soupline Supper and Benefit Auction is at the Cocoanut Grove at the Santa Cruz boardwalk, Thursday April 26, 2012 from 5-7:30 p.m. (doors open at 5 and the food starts at 5:30 p.m.). For $25 per person or $50 per family, you receive soup, salad, bread, and dessert. The event is set up with different booths where chefs serve their homemade soup, so you can choose which ones to sample. Buy tickets by phone (831) 458-6020 x2101 or online. If you buy online, click the link “Donate Now!,” then choose $25 or $50 plus “Soup” for program designation.

At 5 p.m., activities including the silent auction, and wine service from Silver Mountain Vineyard, begin. Auction items include restaurant and spa gift certificates, wine, tickets to Kuumbwa Jazz Center and Cabrillo Festival performances, artwork, passes to places like Esalen and Disneyland, and trips to Belize and Lake Tahoe.

Dozens of restaurants are participating in this year’s Soupline including La Posta, Gayle’s, Manuel’s, The Buttery, Soif, Pearl of the Ocean, Charlie Hong Kong, India Joze, Crow’s Nest, Laili, Zoccoli’s, and Au Midi.

The Homeless Services Center is a community-supported non-profit organization dedicated to the coordinated provision of services for homeless persons. The goal of the Homeless Services Center is to provide both emergency and transitional services to homeless individuals that will enable clients to achieve self-sufficiency.

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