On the 15th of November 2018, Pauline Nierich surprised the Soup Kitchen with a substantial  cheque from Io Vivat. lo Vivat is a student association based in the Netherlands who organized a charity fundraising dinner at Wannee Stenden in Leeuwarden. Their focus was to raise money for the Soup Kitchen in Port Alfred. The Soup Kitchen provides the community of Port Alfred with meals three times a week. Pauline Nierich, together with lo Vivat managed to raise a total of 35.000 ZAR which was proudly handed over to the Soup Kitchen last Thursday.