Nonprofit Genesis Project to dedicate new soup kitchen, dining hall March 14

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Genesis Project — an Apache Junction-based nonprofit that has been providing hot meals, clothing and showers to the homeless and hungry in Apache Junction, Gold Canyon and east Mesa since 2006 — will host an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at 564 N. Idaho Road No. 5 in Apache Junction.

The public is invited to attend. It will provide citizens with an opportunity to network with community leaders, Genesis Project staff and board members, and meet the people impacted by the ongoing outreach of Genesis Project, according to the organization’s website . Snacks will be available.

A new soup kitchen will be dedicated at 1 p.m. in honor of the founder of this faith-based community effort to feed the hungry and the homeless, according to a press release.

It will be followed at 2 p.m. by the dedication of the dining hall in honor of the late son of the Genesis Project chairman who formally incorporated the organization, according to the release.

Genesis Project is fully funded by the faith community, civic groups and individuals. It is run by volunteers from local churches and the community, according to the release.

For more information, call 480-335-6944 or 480-225-7757.

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