Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen

Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen
Organization Name:
Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen
Primary Address 1:
296 Ninth Avenue
Primary Address City:
New York
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
10001
Long Organization Description:

Our mission is to feed the hungry, comfort the afflicted, seek justice for people experiencing homelessness, and provide hope and opportunity to those in need.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(212) 924-0167
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Rev. Dr. Anna S. Pearson
How do customers and clients contact your organization?:
Email
How often does your organization use social media?:
Every day
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
Holy Apostles Church was a stop on the infamous underground railroad during the American Civil War. The parish gave food, lodging and support to slaves escaping to the free states or to Canada.
Community members (approx.):
30,000
Number of staff/employees:
22
Annual Budget:
3,800,000
Year Started:
1982
Major Funders:
Anonymous individual donors and philanthropic foundations, Investors Bank, Google, Jamestown, Santander Bank, Whole Foods Market, Allianz, Haynes & Company, IAC, W. P. Carey, and Bridgepoint.
Organization Type:
Anti-Hunger Organization, Food Bank, Provide Emergency Food
About the Organization:
In addition to our meal programs, our committed staff and volunteers work with guests to ensure they are receiving full benefits, connect them to additional supportive services, help with job applications and even reunite them with family members.|Our ultimate goal is to empower our guests to experience a more manageable and fulfilling way of life.
Latest Project:
Our annual Fast-A-Thon, held one week before Thanksgiving, is a bold and effective way to make a difference in the lives of hungry New Yorkers. Since 2012, individuals, corporate and volunteer teams “hungry for change” have helped raise awareness about chronic hunger while also raising much needed funds for the soup kitchen.
Areas Served:
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens
Core Programs:
Daily meal service, pantry program, social services, “food for the soul” enrichment programs, including a writer’s workshop, meditation, and computer classes.
Major Issues:
Food Insecurity & Hunger; Economic Insecurity; Homelessness; Poverty
Hours of Operation:
Daily Meal Service: Monday – Friday from 10:30-12:30; Pantry Program: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursday from 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Non-profit?:
Non-Profit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#soupandsoul #farmtotray #healhunger #madewithlove #HopeFULL
Frequently used hashtags 2:
#soupkitchen #foodjustice #antihunger #endhunger #endhomelessness #hunger
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