Our Community Kitchen has served the Harlem community since 1984. We provide more than 100,000 free meals each month through our soup kitchen, food pantry and senior program. Our team includes professional chefs, community nutritionists, program administrators and caring volunteers ensuring healthy meals, comprehensive services and accessibly care for families and individuals needing it most. 

Holiday Hours

The Community Kitchen will close at 5pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

The hours of operation are as follows:

Senior Pantry 9:30-11am

Pantry (general) 11am-3:30pm

Senior Breakfast 9-10am

Senior Supper 12:30-2pm

Community Meal 3:30-5pm (no Supper Klub)

Free Meals for kids + families now available at Food Bank's Supper Klub!

Children and families in need of food are welcome to join us for our Supper Klub meal service Monday – Friday, from 3:30PM to 4:30PM. Supper Klub meals are FREE and available for children, teens and families – no registration required!



All are welcome for a free, delicious, wholesome meal on weekday evenings at our Community Kitchen. We use fresh herbs from our herb & vegetable garden when in season. No registration or ID required.

Community Dinner: 
Monday through Friday: 4:30pm – 6:00pm



Our client-choice pantry offers clients a grocery store shopping experience where they can build their own healthy pantry bag. Please bring ID and proof of address for all household members to register and ID to shop.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Wednesday: 11:00am – 1:00pm

Pantry Shopping:
Tuesday, Thursday: 11:00am – 3:30pm
Wednesday: 1:00pm – 8:00pm
NEW Saturday: 11:00am – 2:00pm



Our Senior Center provides more than meals: craft classes and recreational outings, workshops with our community nutritionist, and sessions on living a healthy lifestyle. Following Friday’s senior supper, clients receive two take-home meals for the weekend.

Senior Breakfast:
Monday through Friday: 9:00am – 10:00am

Senior Supper:
Monday through Friday: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

*Maximum income eligibility requirements do apply. Find details on income eligibility here.