Bologna/Cheese Sandwiches & Corn Chips & Cookies for The Soupmobile

Sandwich-Making for the Homeless Every Saturday, 11:00 am–12:30 pm at 3025 MAIN/Excuses Café in Deep Ellum. Enter through side door at 3025 Main,

 Free parking behind the café building on Elm St, inside the chain-link fence. (Do not park in Baker’s Ribs parking lot next door or the parking lot between Baker's Ribs and 3025 Main.) For metered parking, pay or get a ticket.

RSVP Please:—look for Sandwiches for SoupMobile in the list of event descriptions,  then click More… to RSVP

Who Can Come:  All adults and young adults, kids 2” taller than the table who can work for 45 minutes—no kids who have to be tended to.

Dress:  Pull hair back so it doesn’t hang in your face or wear ball cap, wear anything you can get bleach spots on.

Bring These in Any Combination:

  • Sliced sandwich bread—one loaf of bread makes 11 sandwiches—cheapest is at Aldi’s, Walmart, and Sam’s
  • sliced bologna—cheapest bologna is at Aldi’s—Walmart, Sam’s and Costco are cheaper than grocery stores
  • American cheese
  • Yellow Mustard,
  • No mayo or other coniments
  • Zip sandwich bagsno fold-over sandwich bags
  • Plastic or latex gloves, Medium, Small, and Large
  • Tortilla chips—buy the biggest bag you can find
  • Cookies—sandwich cookies (look for 7-10 cents-a-pound cookies), animal crackers, other cookies, or homemade cookies. For homemade cookies, wear gloves when you take them off the cookie sheet, and wear gloves when you put them in a large zip bag to bring them
  • Donations—While sandwiches are being made, someone makes a trip to the store to buy what we are short of. Give donations to Al or Dan before sandwich-making starts

Questions? call LeAnne at [masked] or email [masked]

About Sandwiches for SoupMobile: Al McCraw and Dan Garfias are our incredibly fabulous co-organizers. Our goal each week is to make more than 1,500 sandwiches, about 2½ days’ meals. We also bag individual servings of chips and cookies - the SoupMobile gives out more than 600 bags of cookies and 600 snacks bags every day, and individual bags of snacks and cookies are easy to store until they are used.

About the SoupMobile: The SoupMobile was started by David Timothy, aka The SoupMan, who passed out 5,000 peanut butter sandwiches by himself. The SoupMobile has grown every year. The SoupMobile mobile soup kitchen now serves more than 600 meals a day (200,000+ meals a year) to hungry, homeless people in the South Dallas area. Random Acts Sandwiches for SoupMobile supplies more than half of the sandwiches served by the SoupMobile.

To learn more about SoupMobile go and

Follow the Random Acts of Kindness Facebook page,, for "Sandwiches for SoupMobile" news.

Forms and Letters: Ingredients and supply purchases are tax deductible—for a donation receipt, go to, click More on the top menu, then click Files. Look for the SoupMobile donation receipt in the list. The SoupMobile 501(c)(3) letter is in the same list of files. LeAnne can sign your community service form or we can email you a community service letter on SoupMobile letterhead.

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  • trina a.

    I had a great time. Will be there again.

    March 31, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Lovely experience, thanks

    1 · March 30, 2013

    • T'Anya C.

      We had so much fun today! Glad you came out to help!

      March 30, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      You are welcome, see you next time. :-)

      March 30, 2013

  • Leah Ann R.

    My daughter is sick, so I won't be able to make it.

    March 30, 2013

    • T'Anya C.

      Next time then. I hope she feels better.

      March 30, 2013

  • T'Anya C.

    Drumroll please......!!
    3,367 Sandwiches
    450 bags of cookies
    350 bags of chips
    119 volunteers
    And a new record for sandwich making!!!

    2 · March 30, 2013

  • Wendy K.

    Going with two other friends!

    March 29, 2013

  • Christine S.­

    So far I have 10lbs of cheese being delivered tomorrow and collecting supplies from co- workers today:)

    March 29, 2013

  • Tz

    Isn't there anythiing else we can give these suffering people? What about salad, apples and turkey sandwiches. Corn chips and bologna only create fat and depression.

    1 · March 29, 2013

  • Nilda Q.

    I'm out of town

    March 28, 2013

  • trina a.

    I will be bringing 3 more people.

    2 · March 28, 2013

  • Chris F.

    Bringing my daughter and some supplies.

    2 · March 28, 2013

  • LaToya


    1 · March 28, 2013

  • Kisha

    My daughter and I will attend

    1 · March 27, 2013

  • Suz D.

    2 coming. Will bring supplies

    2 · March 27, 2013

  • Tia

    I will be bringing 2 kids with me.

    1 · March 26, 2013

  • Christine S.

    Goal to beat 2800 sandwiches posted on my FB page today. I'm hoping the event will bring lots of donations for 3/30 sandwich making day. So far +1

    2 · March 4, 2013

    • T'Anya C.

      Wow! That is a super ambitious goal! I hope we achieve 2800 and more! And way to go getting 15 people to attend. That is awesome!

      2 · March 25, 2013

    • Christine S.

      Thanks! I already got one guy to donate 10lbs of cheese! I will be collecting donations from my work and around DFW (those who can't attend) on Friday and now have almost 20 volunteers attending!!

      March 26, 2013

  • Lisa Mummery B.

    My first time and looking forward to helping.

    2 · March 20, 2013

    • T'Anya C.

      We look forward to having you there. Welcome!

      March 25, 2013

  • donnamarie

    I would be mor than happy to participate helping other

    3 · March 24, 2013

  • Christine S.

    Plus 15! and growing!

    March 20, 2013

  • Christine S.


    March 10, 2013

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