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Soup for the Soul enriches the lives of hospice patients

Local restaurants, businesses and artists will come together to help make a difference at Soup for the Soul.

The sixth annual Mercy Health Foundation event promises to warm body and soul as some of the finest restaurants and caterers of Pagosa Springs feature delicious soups, appetizers and desserts to benefit Hospice of Mercy.

In addition to enjoying a delicious meal, guests will be able to participate in a silent auction featuring beautiful works of art by many local artists and enjoy live music.

Participating restaurants include JJ’s Riverwalk, Pagosa Baking Co., The Floured Apron, Eddie’s Uptown Grill, Alley House Grille, Farrago’s Market Cafe, Boss Hogg’s Restaurant and Saloon, Colorado Cowboy Catering, Dogwood Cafe, Dorothy’s Restaurant, Higher Grounds Coffee, Nello’s, Pagosa Brewing Company, Mountain Spirits Liquor and Wine.

Soup for the Soul takes place 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, at the Ross Aragon Community Center

The cost is $25 per person; seating is limited.

Tickets can be purchased at Moonlight Books (cash or check only), the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center (cash or check only), the Hospice of Mercy/Mercy Home Health office or by calling the Mercy Health Foundation at 764-2800.

Hospice of Mercy has provided compassionate end of life care and bereavement services to the communities of Durango and Pagosa Springs for 30 years. Funds raised at Soup for the Soul help provide quality care, regardless of the patient’s ability to pay for services.

Thanks go to these generous sponsors: Chevron, Durango Cancer Center and Southwest Oncology, Alpine Bank, Hood Mortuary and CH2M HILL Trigon, Inc. Hospice of Mercy is part of Centura Health at Home, with more than 1,300 employees serving communities across the state, caring for more people in more places than any other organization of its kind in Colorado.