Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Grape opportunity to benefit The Stewpot

Grape opportunity! Savor the culinary delights of Chef Brian Luscher at his legendary wine bistro in Dallas. And $5 of each meal will benefit The Stewpot. 

Make your reservations while they last -- July 29 - 31!

Friday, July 23, 2010

All seats taken for Bob movie

The response for tickets to see "His Name Is Bob" has been overwhelming...all 350 seats are reserved and we have a wait list for over 50 more. Thank you everyone for your interest and support!

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

"Burgers and Bob with The Stewpot" at Studio Movie Grill on July 27

You are invited to enjoy a night of
"Burgers and Bob with The Stewpot"
at the Studio Movie Grill

Stewpot friends & advocates are invited to attend 
a free private screening of the film His Name is Bob by Filmmakers Lisa Johnson, J. Sebastian Lee and Heather Lee
Join us Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at Studio Movie Grill at Royal Central
Doors open at 6:30 pm, Film begins at 7:00 pm - $2 off Burgers & Draft Beer! Stewpot Door Prizes!

Tickets are limited, so please RSVP to (no phone calls, please!)  
by Thursday, July 22nd: include your name and the number of seats you would like reserved.

The filmmakers spent six years discovering Bob's amazing life story, revealing in the process, the sometimes shameless manner in which we treat our homeless citizens and also celebrating the community which became Bob's family. Filmmaker Lee says "Bob is one of the most well-known and polarizing personalities in town, often called the most famous wandering person in east Dallas. The myths and legends surrounding him are numerous - tales of a mother who hit him over the head with a frying pan, of a childhood spent in a mental institution, of a missing $86 million inheritance. What is undeniable is that Bob is a 57-year old man who has spent his life defying the odds. He has been betrayed, abandoned, beaten and abused, lived for years on the streets, yet though all of this, Bob refused to live in fear".

*There will be a Question & Answer Session with the filmmakers and 
Rev. Bruce Buchanan, Executive Director of The Stewpot, following the film.

Previously this movie has sold out at the Angelika Theatre during the 
40th USA Film Festival. Information can be seen at

This film is suitable for youth 12 years of age and older. All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Mental Health Day at The Stewpot

On Wednesday, July 14th at 2:00p.m. The Stewpot caseworkers will be sponsoring another Mental Health Day for homeless and at-risk men and women. A relaxed, healthy environment will be provided at The Stewpot for meeting with participating agencies who will be on hand to initiate the intake process, make a direct connection with clients and initiate relationships with persons in need of their services. The goal of this event is to reach out to homeless and at-risk men and women in need of mental health services and help break down obstacles that stand in the way of treatment and recovery.

Thursday, July 1, 2010