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Feed ’em Soup hosts community meals

By ALAN KOZELUH | September 24, 2012

Feed ’em Soup, 122 S. First St., will hold a free community meal from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. The charity will serve meatloaf, corn casserole and mashed potatoes to all attendees, according to its website. The food is free, but the meal isn’t only...

Bike marathon supports theater

By Samantha Brockett | September 20, 2012

Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., is hosting their fifth annual Ride Like An Egyptian bike ride on Saturday. Alex Nerad, executive director of the Egyptian Theatre, said four 25 mile routes will be offered. The bike ride begins at 10 a.m. and ends...

The Gavin Wilson Show includes singing, dancing, ventriloquism and more. The last show to benefit the Egyptian Theatre will be held at 7 p.m. on Sept. 10, 2012 at the Egyptian Theatre.

The Gavin Wilson show performs for the last time Sunday

By Abria Martin | September 5, 2012

After nine years of musical entertainment, the Gavin Wilson Show will take the stage for a final time at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second Street. Attendees will experience Gavin’s arrangement of jazz, modern music, magic, ventriloquism...

Feed ’em Soup, APO, PRSSA to host week-long event

By Felix Sarver | April 23, 2012

Feed ’em Soup is sharing its unique services in DeKalb this week. The non-profit community project does not merely put food on the tray and usher people out the door when the service is over, said Derek Gibbs, Feed ’em Soup marketing and branding...

William Stewart, 7, and Kristen Ortman, 10, squeeze lemons to make lemon bars during the Baking with Alex event at Feedem Soup, 122 South First Street, DeKalb Tuesday evening. The event is held every second, fourth and fifth Tuesday of each month.

Feed ’em Soup hosts second ‘Baking with Chef Alex’

By Juliana Leprich | April 10, 2012

Young community members now have the chance to help make a meal for those in need. This new program, “Baking with Chef Alex,” had its second run at Feed ‘em Soup Tuesday night. The program was started as a way to get kids involved at Feed ‘em...

Feed’em Soup holds offers pancake dinner

By Kyla Gardner | February 15, 2012

This isn't your parents' pancake breakfast. That's what Derek Gibbs, marketing director for Feed'em Soup, 122 S. First St., said about the organization's pancake dinner Friday. "There are a lot of pancake dinners," Gibbs said. "Everybody does one - the...

Randi Kennedy, marketing and management major at Kishwaukee
Community College, folds shirts at FeedEm Soups clothing closet
at 122 1st Street Wednesday.

Feed’em Soup provides winter clothes for those in need

By Hailey Kurth | January 18, 2012

Fighting through a DeKalb winter proves painful in and of itself. Imagine trying to do it without proper clothing. Feed'em Soup, 122 S. First St., provides a clothing closet for those in need to warm up in the Midwest. "We have some hats and gloves; we've...

$1,000 donation for Feed ‘Em Soup comes as a surprise for organization

By Hailey Kurth | November 9, 2011

DeKalb charity organization Feed 'Em Soup was pleasantly surprised Sunday when they logged onto their Facebook page and saw a local business decided to donate $1,000 to the organization and challenged others to donate also. Great Clips Owner Rita Hutchins...

On Oct. 26, Feed Em Soup will move to a new location at 122 S.
First St. This is the first time the organization will have its own

Feed ‘Em Soup moves into new home Oct. 26

By Ryan Felgenhauer | October 17, 2011

Local nonprofit organization Feed ‘Em Soup will open a new location Oct. 26. The group will move to its own location, 122 S. First St. in DeKalb, from its previous space at First Lutheran Church, 324 N. First St. "We have a great new location," said...

People gather at Feed em Soup at First Lutheran Church, 324 N. Third St. The organization plans to expand when it relocates to The Church in DeKalb, 122 S. First St.

Feed ’em Soup gets bigger with new location

By Thomas Verschelde | May 4, 2011

DeKALB | The Feed'em Soup Community Project teamed up with The Church in DeKalb, 122 S. First St., to provide food for more people, according to a press release. With this partnership, Feed'em Soup is going to have a bigger kitchen, which means more food...