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Community Soup Kitchen
Last updated on October 10, 2013

Community Soup Kitchen provides free meals to the needy.We offer breakfast and lunch five days a week in the downtown New Haven area.

Description:
Community Soup Kitchen is a non-profit agency that provides free, nutritious meals to anyone in need. The Soup Kitchen receives no city, state or federal money for our operation. We rely upon the community to support our mission. We have been in operation since 1977. In 2011, together with our associates at the Saint Luke's Lunch Program for Women and Children, and our four breakfast sites, we provided 58,256 meals. Included in that figure are the free bagged lunches we supply to the Fellowship Place Homeless Outreach program. We also act as a host site for the Hill Health Center who offers health services to our guests. We also act as a work site for a client of Chapel Haven.

History:
Community Soup Kitchen has been in operation since 1977. The organization was started by a small group of Yale students and their spouses. Now the organization is truly a community effort. Members of the Board of Directors and volunteers come from throughout the New Haven area and from as far away as Cheshire and Killingworth.

Contact person: David O'Sullivan, Coordinator, (phone), (email)


Office fax number: 203-787-3206

Address:

 84 Broadway
New Haven, CT 06511
(See a map)

Web Site: http://www.csknewhaven.org

Directions:

 Community Soup Kitchen is located at 84 Broadway in New Haven between Howe and York Street. We are directly across the street from the Yale Bookstore.
Last updated on October 10, 2013

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Community Soup Kitchen 5 Overall Experience    Experience rating
I am more aware the need for volunteers.

 I have been volunteering with the Community Soup Kitchen serving breakfast for one Saturday a month (and any other Saturday needed) with my family and have found it to be more rewarding than I thought it would be. I wanted my daughter to experience helping those with less and perhaps learn not to take what she has in life for granted and I think I have learned as much as she has.
posted by pmoore2721 on October 26, 2011

Community Soup Kitchen 5 Overall Experience    Experience rating
Welcoming, needed, efficient, well-organized, safe, in-and-out.

 My girlfriend and I volunteered during lunch (approx. 11:30-1:30) once a week for five weeks, helping to serve the food and clean up. The paid and volunteer staff and dining room director were great to work with, the customers were friendly, and the experience kept us in touch with the variety of persistent, urgent needs of New Haven's community members. -Kevin
posted by kmkeenan3 on January 20, 2003
 
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