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Soup kitchen
also called a bread line is a place where food is offered to the poor and homeless for free or at a reasonably low price and has 3 more synonyms

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  1. Frequently located in lower-income neighborhoods, they are often staffed by volunteer organizations, such as church groups or community groups

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 30, 2009
  2. sometimes obtain food from a food bank for free or at a low price, because they are considered a charity

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  3. The concept of soup kitchens hit the mainstream of U.S. consciousness during the Great Depression

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  4. One soup kitchen in Chicago was even sponsored by Italian mobster Al Capone in an effort to clean up his image

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  5. Inventor Benjamin Thompson, contemporary to the Founding Fathers of the United States, is said to have invented the soup kitchen

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  6. Serving salad at Our Community Place soup kitchen in Harrisonburg, Virginia, May 23, 2008
    Serving salad at Our Community Place soup kitchen in Harrisonburg, Virginia, May 23, 2008

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