Appendix C: Typical Soup Kitchen Vendors

The following is a list of typical vendors (products and services) that soup kitchens utilize. Depending on your soup kitchen’s staff, some of these services (such as accounting, handyman, janitorial, and lawn care) could be performed by employees:

  • Accountant
  • Auditor (CPA)
  • Computer equipment services
  • Copy machines
  • Electrician
  • Employee assistance provider
  • Food bank
  • Food Purveyors (dairy, meat, eggs, fish, staples, fruits and vegetables)
  • Handyman (maintenance services)
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) contractors
  • Insurance broker
  • Janitorial, floor cleaning and waxing servies
  • Kitchen suppliers
  • Lawn care services
  • Legal services
  • Painters
  • Payroll Service
  • Pest control
  • Plumber
  • Security system
  • Snow removal
  • Trash removal
  • Window cleaning services

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