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Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen

Last Updated: 4/3/2014 4:37:04 PM


Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen


PO Box 1478

New Haven, CT 06506-1478

Primary Phone

(203) 624-6426

Primary Fax

(203) 624-2116

Contact Email


CEO/Executive Director

Diana Marie Richter, Ph.D.

Board Chair

Tammy Ann George

Board Chair Company Affiliation

Yale University

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Organization received a competitive grant from the community foundation in the past five years



The mission of the Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen (DESK) is to provide free, nutritious meals for homeless individuals and families, and the working and non-working poor of the greater New Haven area. To this end, DESK provides daily hot evening meals, bag lunches, weekly food pantry bags, and an emergency food bank for people in crisis. DESK also has a Pet Food Pantry and a biweekly Food Supplement program for seniors.  All of DESK's services are free.

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Soup Kitchen

Food Pantry

Thunder's Pantry- Pet Food Pantry

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