Welcome To The Stone Soup Project
We are serving hot, home style meals at 4 pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays in Waukesha. Our distribution site is located at 101 Union Street, Waukesha.
All are welcome.
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Who We Are
The Stone Soup Project was born from a lifelong determination to defeat hunger, combined with a true love of cooking for people.
What We Do
We provide hot, nutritious meals to individuals and families who are hungry
How you can help:
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We rely exclusively on grants and donations.
If you are in need, or if you know someone in need, please contact us immediately. You may e-mail us at
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The Legend of the Stone Soup Project
There is a legend that tells of a woman who visits a village suffering from plague and famine, whose residents are fearful and distrustful and who hoard their meager supplies, not able or willing to pool together.
The newcomer sets up a soup pot filled with water and only a single stone in the village square and begins cooking the "soup", commenting on how delicious it smells, and attracting the interest of people in the square.
Eventually, one villager comes forward with a cabbage, and then another with some carrots; the town butcher finds a few scraps of beef to pitch in, more folks arrive with contributions, and soon there is a large pot of delicious soup for all the people to enjoy.
The lesson, of course, is that when we all give a little, a lot can be accomplished.
That story is the basis of the Stone Soup Project.