The Faith Community Partnership Presents Soup’r Sundae Fundraiser for Grassroots

Wilde Lake High School Principal Rick Wilson chatted with student volunteers at last year’s Soup’r Sundae, which returns to Wilde Lake High School again this year.

The Faith Community Partnership of Bethany United Methodist Church and Glen Mar United Methodist Church and Wilde Lake High School are hosting the 11th annual Soup‘r Sundae, a family event featuring soups prepared by area restaurants, as a fundraiser for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center on Sunday, March 17, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Road, Columbia, MD 21044.

Special St. Patrick’s Day features include a performance by the Teelin Irish Dance Company from 12-12:15 p.m., as well as scones from Renata’s Tasty Bites and other surprises. There will be a silent auction with hundreds of items, 50/50 raffle, music and entertainment for children.

Admission is $20 per adult and $5 per child under 12 and includes unlimited soup and bread and ice cream. Over 600 people attended last year’s event, including 80 volunteers from Howard County high schools.

Tickets are at or by contacting Tickets will also be available at the door for cash and checks made out to Grassroots. Sponsorships are available.

Grassroots provides Howard County’s only emergency shelter and 24-hour crisis intervention services. Professional crisis counselors staff Grassroots’ 24-hour hotline; see walk-in clients in need of immediate counseling; and operate the Mobile Crisis Team, which responds with the police to community emergencies. Grassroots also manages the county’s emergency shelter for men, women and families who are homeless and serves as the single point of entry for the Coordinated System of Homeless Services. In addition, Grassroots operates the Day Resource Center and manages the Cold Weather Shelter during the winter months. For information, visit, or call 410-531-6006.


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Grassroots is the 24/7 single point access for behavioral health, crisis and homeless services for individuals and families.