The Anning Soup Kitchen is run by the Bao En Shi Temple
This soup kitchen provides free lunch seven days a week and is located at 16A, Jalan Masjid in New Town. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. Who is eligible? Those above 60 years who are poor. They also serve food for the disabled and those who are unmarried. Food is served to about 80 people daily and in addition more than 80 food packets are delivered to the Chinese Temple Ipoh (behind TM), First Garden Flats, Silibin Flats and Buntong Flats.
Funding for the soup kitchen comes from the devotees of the temple and well-wishers. Farmers from Cameron Highlands donate vegetables in bulk. Volunteers help to cook and serve the food. There is a register of names of all those who come to eat and registration cards are issued. A daily register is kept on those who come to eat. For further information call 05 311 1223.
The pictures above were taken at around noon time on Tuesday. I had gone to Jalan Masjid to look at the new murals and stopped by at the soup kitchen.