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National Soup It Forward Day

March 3

When is National Soup It Forward Day?

National Soup It Forward Day happens on Sunday March 3, 2024.

National Soup It Forward Day: Warming Hearts One Bowl at a Time on March 3rd

Get your soup spoons ready, because March 3rd marks a heartwarming celebration – National Soup It Forward Day! This special day is all about sharing the love and warmth of soup with others. Whether it’s a comforting chicken noodle, a rich tomato bisque, or a hearty minestrone, soups have a unique way of comforting the soul. So, let’s ladle up some kindness and spread joy through the universal language of soup!

The Essence of Soup It Forward Day:

Inspired by the concept of “paying it forward,” National Soup It Forward Day encourages us to share the nurturing gift of soup with friends, family, neighbors, or anyone who could use a little warmth in their life. It’s a day to remind ourselves of the power of a simple act of kindness.

Celebrating with Soup:

  1. Cook and Share: Make your favorite soup and share it with someone. It could be an elderly neighbor, a friend who’s feeling under the weather, or a local shelter.
  2. Soup Potluck: Organize a soup potluck with friends or colleagues. Everyone brings a pot of soup, and you can all share in the variety and deliciousness.
  3. Soup Recipe Exchange: Swap your favorite soup recipes with friends or on social media. It’s a great way to discover new flavors and ideas.

Soup for the Soul:

  • Storytelling: Share stories about your favorite soup memories or recipes passed down through generations.
  • Gratitude Soup Circle: While enjoying soup, go around the table and have each person share something they are grateful for.

Soup for Community Support:

  • Donate to Food Shelters: Many shelters welcome donations of canned or packaged soups, especially during colder months.
  • Volunteer at a Soup Kitchen: Lend a hand at a local soup kitchen, serving warm meals to those in need.

Fun Soup Activities for Kids:

  1. Soup Kitchen Play: Set up a play soup kitchen where kids can ‘cook’ and serve soup to family members.
  2. Soup Art: Get creative with soup-themed art projects, like vegetable stamping or coloring soup bowl pictures.

Healthy Soup Tips:

  • Incorporate a variety of vegetables into your soups for a nutrient boost.
  • Try making soup with low-sodium broths and lean proteins for a healthier option.

Around the World in Soups:

Each week of March, try making a soup from a different part of the world. It’s a tasty way to learn about different cultures and cuisines.

National Soup It Forward Day is a reminder of how a simple bowl of soup can warm hearts and bring smiles. It’s about sharing, caring, and connecting with others through the comforting embrace of nourishing flavors. So, on March 3rd, let’s ladle out some love, one bowl of soup at a time!

When does National Soup It Forward Day happen next year?

National Soup It Forward Day will happen on the following upcoming dates:

  • Monday March 3, 2025
  • Tuesday March 3, 2026
  • Wednesday March 3, 2027
  • Friday March 3, 2028
  • Saturday March 3, 2029


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