Issues Impacting our Community

Issues Impacting our Community

As 2021 begins and we brace for new economic challenges, we're tracking how public policy will impact the lives of everyone who visits us for food assistance and social services over the coming weeks and years. Here are some key updates that affect the Soup Kitchen's...

Issues Impacting our Community

Good Corporate Citizen: Metro Orthodontics 

Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen’s 9th Annual Fast-a-Thon is coming up on Thursday, and today, we want to highlight one of our dedicated fundraising teams: Metro Orthodontics.  In 2019, the Metro Orthodontics staff visited Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen as a volunteer group....

Issues Impacting our Community

Volunteer Question & Answer

By definition, volunteering is the act of freely giving time “to benefit another person, group, or organization.” But what does it mean to volunteer at the largest soup kitchen in New York City during a global pandemic, where social, or rather physical, distancing is...

Issues Impacting our Community

Food, Fellowship, and Physical Distancing

The past month has brought so much change, faster than anyone could have predicted. We are all affected, and we are all anxious about what the future holds. But we are not alone. We’re in this situation together, and together, we will come out of it stronger. Here at...


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Church of the Holy Apostles

We are an open, inclusive Christian Church celebrating the Episcopal tradition.

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Founded in 1844, with a focus on social activism and the desire for social justice.

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Soup Kitchen & Pantry

Nourishing hungry New Yorkers since 1982 in an atmosphere of respect and hospitality.

Daily meal service

Serving a free, nutritious meal every weekday from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Meal outreach

Distributing bagged breakfasts and lunches throughout Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen.

About the soup kitchen

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Pantry Program

Providing fresh and nutritious groceries to food-insecure New Yorkers.

Sunday Supper

Bridging generations and building community over a monthly family style meal.

Social Support

Meeting basic needs, stabilizing lives, and supporting individuals and families to achieve their goals.


Addressing the needs of the whole person through basic needs, counseling, and referrals.


Offering learning and skill-building opportunities.

Community Partnership

Partnering with others to expand the services offered to our guests.

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