A note from Sister Margaret Anne Mills.
1901 - 1911
The start of the Compassion Soup Kitchen story.
1912 - 1921
In the early years of the twentieth century, the Sisters had more than enough work ahead of them.
1922 - 1931
The demand of the Soup Kitchen and the Sisters of Compassion's care rises after the 1931 Napier Earthquake.
1932 - 1961
Amongst the job losses and wage drops of the Great Depression, the Soup Kitchen was in more desperate need than ever.