Originally Posted by Magiver
there is no logistical problem to a soup kitchen. It combines the food wasted by a variety of sources and allows for control over nutrition. It requires no judgement or oversight because no money passes into the user's hands.
They rely on donations and volunteer help, like most any relief organization. Often the kitchen help is recruited from people who frequent the places. Nutrition is hit or miss, depending on what is donated, and as Dangerosa
mentioned, a soup kitchen in the city doesn't help someone who lives in a rural area. But all that aside, not all who are hungry are homeless, which are who soup kitchens normally feed.