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The Soup Kitchen

Our Glasgow Soup Kitchen has been in operation to feed the homeless of Glasgow since 1985. All the food used is either donated, or bought using donated funds.

Akong Rinpoche (founder of the Rokpa organisation) suggested that for anyone who is willing to work for the benefit of others, one of the simplest ways is to provide food for those in need.

Using a semi-professional kitchen in the basement volunteers come together to ensure the food provided is of a good quality.

We also need help to plan and implement fundraising events. YOU can help by donating YOUR time... Or you can make a financial donation directly by cash or cheque.

Some of the Samye Ling Sangha helping soup kitchen volunteers at the centre

Remember that Kagyu Samye Dzong Glasgow is a registered charity, so we can reclaim tax on donations made by UK taxpayers as part of the Gift Aid scheme.



To finance the weekly food provision, we organise a number of fundraising events throughout the year .. Such as a ceilidh, festival of music, gourmet food evening, jumble sale or art exhibition. New ideas and help is always required to support our fundraising!

We organise a number of fundraising events each year to help finance Kagyu Samye Dzong Glasgow and the Soup Kitchen. If YOU have any good fundraising ideas for future events .. Or wish to help with organising events in the current programme. Please contact Ali by clicking here. Thanks!