Charities cash in with Deposits 4 Food

Deposits 4 Food recently made its annual holiday donations to four Niagara County food pantries, just in time for the holidays. Checks totaling $3,000 were presented to Community Missions and Heart, Love and Soul of Niagara Falls on Wednesday by D4F founder Angelo Sarkees. Checks were previous given to Wilson Food Pantry and Care & […]

Demand remains high for local nonprofits

2020 was an especially hard year for local nonprofits. As we enter the 2021 holiday season, local groups say meeting the need has been a bit easier this year but there’s still an elevated demand in the community. Heart, Love and Soul is another meal provider focused on feeding Niagara’s hungry. “Demand has been interesting […]

Heart, Love & Soul to allow sit-down dining

In its continued mission to “nourish all in need – body, mind and soul,” Heart, Love and Soul will resume on-site dining starting Tuesday, during the lunch hours of 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. Lunch will be provided in to-go containers with the option of eating in the dining room or taking […]

Heart, Love & Soul announces Daybreak opening

Daybreak at Heart, Love & Soul has opened for services to the community. Services include case management, acute nursing care and health care coordination, showers and laundry for those experiencing homelessness, housing linkage and referral, homeless street outreach, and connection and referral to partner agencies. Services are available 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to […]

Editorial: Community can play big role in bringing Daybreak to life

Heart, Love & Soul food pantry has been providing food and support to the less fortunate in the city of Niagara Falls for decades now. The Ontario Avenue soup kitchen, currently let by Sister Beth Brosmer, serves as a house of faith and restoration day in and day out in a community where, unfortunately, many […]

Heart, Love & Soul announces $3.5 million capital campaign

Very soon, it will be easier for those in need to receive help with their lives in the North End of the city. A $3.5 million expansion and a program called Daybreak, which will provide expanded services to the surrounding community, was unveiled Friday at the Heart, Love and Soul food pantry. Leaders of the […]

Legacy of care lives on at Heart, Love & Soul food pantry mission

Sister Beth Brosmer has learned a few things about herself in the 10 years she has been director of Heart, Love and Soul. “I found the best of myself here and the worst of myself here, and both are blessings,” said the nun to a visitor at the soup kitchen and food pantry on Tuesday. […]

The evolution of Heart, Love & Soul in Niagara Falls history

Sister Barbara Pfhol is retired now, though it may not look that way. The former director of Heart, Love and Soul food pantry and soup kitchen, volunteers among the homeless at the Little Portion Friary in Buffalo. She also still works with city children at the after school program at the Francis Center on 24th […]

Heart Love and Soul, Part I: How a city food bank and soup kitchen was born

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et When listening to some of the founders of Heart, Love and Soul, it’s clear that much of the credit for its origins sprang from faith. Joe Mombrea remembers that many prayer groups grew from the Grand Island group, […]