August 15th is not a usual SoupGrant!

We’re shaking things up this month by replacing our usual warm soups with a fresh, crisp salad bar and we’re asking guests to bring toppings to share. That’s not the only difference, either!

On Thursday, we’ll be at The Fledge — a radically inclusive ideation space on a mission to create opportunities to pursue happiness — and we’re going to try to get two presenters from Ele’s Place to present in mock-competition with each other for the SoupGrant.

Think that’s silly? Well if you donate $10 or more to our event, you can join the comedy show that follows at 8:00!

Our presenter

Ele’s Place supports grieving children so they may continue their lives with hope and confidence. Staff and volunteers provide long-term, age-appropriate, weekly peer support groups at no charge, for families coping with the death of a family member or friend.

They also educate the community about children’s grief issues, acts as a resource and referral agency, and provides support and training for school, medical, and other professionals in contact with the bereaved.

Event details

The Fledge
1300 Eureka St.

Lansing, Michigan 48912

We’re starting the night with a salad bar with the basics and asking guests to bring additional toppings/dressings. Oh, and don’t forget a bowl and spoon fork!

After salad, we’ll hear from our presenters. We’re hoping to get two presenters from Ele’s Place to talk about projects in a mock-competition. We’ll put the projects to a vote and Ele’s Place will be awarded everything we raise.

Please bring a donation to this experimental SoupGrant! All proceeds go to Ele’s Place and if you donate $10 or more you can also attend the comedy show that follows our event.

The You’ve Got To Be Kidding Me Comedy Event starts at 8:00 at The Fledge. You can learn more about this local comedy show on their Facebook event.

6:30 – 🥗 Food served
7:00 – 📈 Presenters
7:30 – 👋 SoupGrant ends
8:00 – 🎤 Comedy show begins

Our next SoupGrant is on September 19th (the 3rd Thursday of the month). Please tell your friends!

Interested in sharing your community-building idea with us? Apply here!

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