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spilt pea and apple soupUWindsor Food Services has contributed split pea and apple soup to Thursday’s “Great Soup Kitchen” fundraiser for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Staffers serving up soup in support of charity

Members of the University’s Food Services staff will join more than 40 local restaurants for a charity lunch event Thursday benefiting the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

“The Great Soup Kitchen” promises patrons all they can eat for $10, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 30 at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts, 201 Riverside Drive West.

The UWindsor contingent will be ladling 12 gallons of split pea and apple soup with smoked ham.

“It’s a great cause and our people are thrilled to be able to help,” says executive chef Paolo Vasapolli. “We want to do our part to create more survivors of heart disease and stroke in our community.”

The event will also feature entertainment and giveaways; find details on the foundation’s website.