Bishop Druitt College Students working with ‘The Soupie’ to make a difference at Christmas Coffs Coast by News Of The Area - Modern Media - November 11, 2020 The Christmas Appeal committee with representatives from Warrina and ‘the Soupie’ in 2019. THIS year for the fourteenth year, Bishop Druitt College has continued to support The Coffs Harbour Uniting Church Soup Kitchen ‘the Soupie’ and Warrina Women’s and Children Refuge through their annual BDC Christmas Appeal. The annual Christmas Appeal is a key part of the students service learning programme and brings awareness to the needs of others. ‘The appeal builds relationships between student’s, staff and the Coffs Harbour community. “It is an opportunity for service to others that reflects the themes of the Advent Season, bringing ‘Hope, Joy, Peace and Love’ to those who are confronted by challenges at this time. “As a community, this is an opportunity to make a difference to those on the fringe of society,” said Reverend David Morgan, Chaplain. Students, parents and friends are encouraged to donate needed items during November. Boxes and bags are filled at the college with useful, needed goods.