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296 9th Ave,
NY, NY 10001


Church: 212.807.6799
Soup Kitchen: 212.924.0167

Directions: Take the C/E train to either 23rd Street or 34th Street and 8th Avenue, or take the 1 train to 28th and 7th Avenue. We are a 10 minute walk from Penn Station, and within walking distance from Port Authority Bus Terminal. You can also reach us by taking the M11 bus, which runs south on 9th Avenue, or the M10, which runs north on 8th Avenue.

Please use the form here to send us an email, the number above to give us a call, or the address to pay a visit.

Assistance with Food or Social Services

We are open every weekday between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Questions? Please call Jay Alfaro at 646-998-6119 or email her at [email protected]

Leadership Inquiries

For our Executive Director, please contact Anna Pearson, at (646) 998-6100 or email her at [email protected]. For administrative or financial questions, please contact Michael Ottley, our Chief Operating Officer, at (646) 998-6105 or [email protected].

Volunteer Inquiries

Thank you for your interest in volunteering.

Individuals interested in volunteering, please register online to set up a date. Questions? Please call Steve Fanto at 646-998-6118 or email him at [email protected].

Groups interested in volunteering, please call Steve Fanto at (646) 998-6118 or email him at [email protected].

Food Donations

We welcome your food donations on any weekday, but, unfortunately, we do not have the resources to pick up food. Food can be dropped off between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Please come to the building next to the church, ring the kitchen buzzer, and the kitchen staff will retrieve the food. 

Questions? Please call Michael Ottley, our Chief Operations Officer, at 646 998-6105 or email him at [email protected].

Clothing, Toiletries and other Non-Food Donations

We welcome your clothing and other non-food donations on any weekday, but unfortunately, we do not have the resources to pick up items. Clothing can be dropped off between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Before 1 p.m., please come to the building next to the church, enter at the volunteer entrance and take items to the counseling room. After 1 p.m., please come to the building next to the church, ring the 3rd floor buzzer, and the administrative staff will retrieve the items.

Questions? Please call Jay Alfaro at 646-998-6119 or email her at [email protected].

Media and Communications Inquiries

Please visit our Newsroom page for information about media inquiries, interviewing, filming or photography. For additional information, please contact our development department by emailing [email protected].

Fundraising Inquiries

For general Development and Fundraising inquiries, please contact the Development Department at [email protected].

General Inquiries

Any other questions, please call us at (212) 924-0167. Thank you.

Homelessness can happen to anyone. No matter who comes in, or what their condition is, the welcome here is always so nice and warm.

David, Soup Kitchen Guest

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Church of the Holy Apostles

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

Sunday Service is held 11AM (on site and via livestream). Weekday services are held on Zoom.


For Newcomers

Learn about our faith community and explore ways to connect with our work and worship.


Reflections on Holy Scripture from our Clergy.


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

Clergy, Staff & Vestry

The Vestry is the governing body of the Church of the Holy Apostles.


Music commands a strong presence at the Church of the Holy Apostles.

Space Rental

Host your next meeting or event in our landmark building.

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

Learn more about our mission, our history, our performance, who we are, and what we do.

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.

Get Involved

Holy Apostles is a great place to channel your time, talents and generosity for good.


Make a difference in the lives of New Yorkers experiencing homelessness and hunger.


Join our efforts to serve others and provide for people who are vulnerable.


Your gift provides food, community, and hope to New Yorkers in need.

The Latest

Stay up-to-date on all happenings at Holy Apostles.

Food For The Soul

The official blog of Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen.

Voices of Our Community

Guest stories, poetry, and more.


See our calendar of events.

Church Pulpit Posts

Read weekly meditations written by our clergy.


Holy Apostles in the news.