GEMS Soupfest brings out nearly 500 people

Nearly 500 people came out to GEMS Soupfest last Thursday, where local GEMS club girls ran games and served soup and buns.

Callie, Taylor, Cheryl, Paige and Mackenzie serve soup to nearly 500 people who came to the GEMS Soupfest event March 14.

GEMS girls all in pink serve soup to nearly 500 people who came out to enjoy the GEMS club Soup Fest event last Thursday. With 94 girls and 22 leaders, the local GEMS club runs a Soup Fest fundraiser every year, donating money to causes both local and abroad.

Four-year old Brielle gets a purple and pink butterfly painted on her cheek by GEMS volunteer Rebekah. The Soup Fest games had a crowd of parents and children lined up at the ticket table over 20 minutes before they opened. Nearly 500 people crowded the Houston Christian School for the event, enjoying close to 20 different kinds of soup with buns, goodies for desert, and all kids of games to finish off the evening.

Jon Seinen walks his little boy Sawyer through the cake walk at the GEMS Soup Fest. People crowded the cake walk, hoping to win one of over 30 cakes, baked and bought by GEMS girls, mom’s and volunteers.

The Houston GEMS Girls Club thanks “HOUSTON” for supporting us once again their SOUP FEST last week.

We want to thank our businesses who donated as well: Mr. Sub, Tea House With A Twist, The Elements, Lee’s Garden, Brewstirs Café, Pleasant Valley Restaurant,  The Idylwild, Love By The Bowl-Soup Kitchen, Home Hardware, Pharmasave, and Country Wide Printing.  Thank you also to The Credit Union for their generous donation towards the costs of the games.  Thanks also to Houston Today and PV Express for their advertising. Thanks so much!!