La Madeleine supports local charities with Help in a Cup program

$70K in donations will be directed to community partners

The La Madeleine Help in a Cup program has made great strides helping local charities during a challenging economic time as result of COVID-19. The virtual soup-kitchen program has benefited recipients with a total of $70K in cash and in-kind donations. The charitable program began in March and was later extended through the end of April. Customers were able to add soup and bread to their pick-up and curbside orders for a $1, which went toward Help in a Cup donations.


According to a current tally, Help in a Cup raised nearly $20,000 with la Madeleine donating an additional $50,000 of soups and baked goods to local food banks and outreach centers. Below is a list of community partners with which La Madeleine is working:

  • Atlanta: Atlanta Community Food Bank
  • Austin & Waco: Central Texas Food Bank
  • Baton Rouge:Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank
  • Dallas-Ft.Worth Area: North Texas Food Bank, Tarrant Area Food Bank, Arlington Outreach, Staff Meals Dallas, Union Gospel & Allen Community Outreach Center
  • El Paso: The Salvation Army of El Paso, Texas Area Command
  • Houston: Houston Food Bank
  • Lubbock: South Plains Food Bank, Salvation Army, Covenant and UMC Hospitals, Calvary Baptist Church
  • New Orleans: Second Harvest Food Bank of New Orleans
  • San Antonio: San Antonio Food Bank
  • Shreveport:Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana (Shreveport),
  • Washington D.C. Area: Manna Food Center, Capital Area Food Bank

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