Salvation Army’s Soup’s On! Program in Philadelphia

After spending 16 years as a branch manager, district manager, and regional president for Wells Fargo Bank, Vince Liuzzi joined DNB First in Downingtown, Pennsylvania, where he provides strategic advice on both retail and commercial banking matters. Vincent Liuzzi is also active in his local community, serving on the board of directors for the Salvation Army. In 2012, he earned the organization’s Doing the Most Good Community Leadership Award.

The Salvation Army offers a number of services in the Philadelphia community, including vocational training in the culinary arts industry. The Soup’s On! Program teaches unemployed and underemployed participants the skills they need to pursue a career in the culinary arts; in addition to cooking, topics include business management, marketing, and distribution.

Combining classroom instruction with hands-on training, Soup’s On! provides the skills required to earn a ServeSafe certificate from the National Restaurant Association. To date, the program has enabled more than 420 graduates to pursue jobs and generate ongoing income for the Salvation Army.

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