Don Saylor's Soup's On

Since its inception in 2014, the Don Saylor’s Soup’s On benefit event has raised over $300,000 and increased community awareness for worthy causes in Yolo County.  


The Don Saylor’s Soup’s On benefit event was built on the tradition that we often gather as a community to enjoy a hearty bowl of warm soup during the cold season and when someone is in need. Each year the Soup’s On event brings together 400 community members and organizations to share a meal and jointly support a worthy non-profit. 100% of event proceeds go to support the selected non-profit. 


This volunteer-run event includes bowl of donated soup for each attendee, live music, and celebration of the highlighted charity’s good work. Attendees of Soup’s On includes a range of elected officials, civic leaders, businesses, non-profits and community members. While the event provides visibility of sponsors to a broad audience at the event, the investment has continued impact by helping the benefiting non-profit achieve their organization’s mission.

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Past Beneficiaries

Interfaith Rotating Winter Shelter
Enables member congregations to provide cold-weather shelter and hospitality on a rotating basis to homeless persons in the Davis community.
Protects the wild and agricultural heritages of the Inner Coastal Range and Western Sacramento Valley for current and future generations.
Suicide Prevention of Yolo County
Provides crisis prevention and intervention, education, and community outreach services to the residents of Yolo County.
Yolo County’s Foster & Kinship Care Education Program
Provides quality education and training for care providers of children and youth in out-of-home care, enabling these providers to meet the child's educational, emotional, behavioral and developmental needs.
Yolo Food Bank’s Kids Farmers Market
Provides free weekly access to fresh fruits and vegetables through a fun, interactive farmers market-style distribution to over 700 preschool and elementary school students at seven schools in Yolo County. 
Elderly Nutrition Program / Meals on Wheels
Delivers hot, nutritious lunches to our elders throughout Yolo County.
Organizes a grassroots program of education, advocacy and support dedicated to improving the lives of people with mental illness and their families.
Yolo Interfaith Immigration Network
Serves and advocates on behalf of immigrants in Yolo County. Programs include visitation of unaccompanied youth detained at Juvenile Hall and education programs at the Migrant Centers.


Empower Yolo
Provides specialized services in Yolo County to people who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, dating violence, stalking, human trafficking and other forms of abuse.


Family Hui
Brings together groups of families with young children who live in close proximity to each other with the goal of interrupting cycles of abuse through a trauma-informed curriculum.  


Putah Creek Council
Works to enhance and protect Putah Creek through advocacy, education and community stewardship.


Acme Theatre Company
A youth-run, non-profit theatre company that provides opportunities for young people to learn acting and technical theatre skills through peer and adult mentorship in an environment of mutual trust, respect, and responsibility.

Our Generous Donors

Buckhorn Steakhouse



Cindy's Restaurant

Davis Cannabis Collective

Davis Food Co-op

Dos Coyotes' Border Cafe

F Street Dispensary

Frate Sole Olive Oil

Kind Farma Dispensary

Kitchen 428

Ludy's Catering

Mariani Nut Company

Muddy Boot Wine

Nugget Markets

Putah Creek Cafe


Savory Cafe

Steve's Pizza

Sudwerk Brewing

Turkovich Family Wines

Upper Crust Baking Company

Wilson Vineyards

Woodland McDonald's