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Community Soup Kitchen has served over 2 million meals since we began operation in 1977, and in 2023 we provided 70,000 meals to our guests. We are proud to say that the global pandemic did not interfere with our life-saving mission of feeding those in need in the New Haven Community. Our dining room at 84 Broadway is fully re-opened to our guests, although we still provide take-out meals to any who may prefer that option.

Food insecurity is a humanitarian problem, increasing in scale, which disproportionately affects neighborhoods in the city of New Haven. CSK has built a service and meal delivery model over the course of decades that can expand to materially increase the meals being delivered to the hungry in those neighborhoods, while connecting guests to resources that can help reduce the number of food insecure people in the city.

In addition to providing nutritious meals in a welcoming environment, we act as a host site for several agencies that offer essential services to our guests. These services include medical attention, blood pressure screening, infectious disease screening, and clothing and toiletries distribution.  We operate with a dedicated team of employees and rely heavily upon our volunteers, some of whom have been with CSK for many years. Others are those in drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs or those performing court-ordered community service under the guidance of our paid staff. We also provide opportunities for community service, required by many high schools. We are constantly seeking out new resources and services to provide our guests.

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Fiscal Year 2023 Impact

70,000 Meals Served

65,000 at CSK and 5,000 distributed across partnerships

1,000s Impacted

Through our engagement in the community

4,845 Volunteer Hours

Across 100s of active volunteers

100s of Personal Care Kits

Distributed by volunteers

500+ Guests Accessing

social and essential partner services

400+ Winter Coats

Distributed to adults and children in need.

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