Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen

by Leah Butz
Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen
Address
296 Ninth Avenue
New York
NY
10001
Phone Number
(212) 924-0167
Director, Manager or CEO
Rev. Dr. Anna S. Pearson
Mission Statement
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.
Community members served per month
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.
Latest Projects
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.
Interesting Fact
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.
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?
Nonprofit
Frequently used hashtags
#soupandsoul #farmtotray #healhunger #madewithlove #HopeFULL#soupkitchen #foodjustice #antihunger #endhunger #endhomelessness #hunger
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