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Saint John's Soup Kitchen

P.O. Box 200147
22 Mulberry Street
Newark, NJ 07102-5202

973-623-0822

Good neighbors!

The Rt. Rev. Mark Beckwith

Thank you Bishop Mark Beckwith of the neighboring Episcopal Diocese of Newark building for being a true friend to all whom we serve here at St. John's!

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Posted Wed, Nov 26th, 2014 News

Essex County Sheriff's Dept.

Essex County Sheriff's Dept.

The blessings continue!  Sheriff Armando, Jackie and officers came laden down with turkeys and cannned veggies. That they take the time to do this, considering how busy they are, is a tribute to all these officers and staff. God bless them!

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Posted Tue, Nov 25th, 2014 News

St. Aloysius Caldwell

St. Aloysius Caldwell

The parishioners of St. Aloysius in Caldwell who sponsor a homemade meatloaf dinner once a month ran their annual turkey drive and this morning showed up with 125 turkeys plus gift cards to buy veggies and pies for our soup kitchen.  The goodness of these people is such a

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Posted Tue, Nov 25th, 2014 News

Teamsters Local Union 863

Teamsters Local Union 863

The Teamsters arrived early this morning with a truckload of turkeys and all the trimmings, and cases upon cases of much needed canned vegetables and soups.  They brought many men and women with them who helped unload the truck and stack the shelves in our warehouse. They will be back

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Posted Tue, Nov 25th, 2014 News

Updates from the Kitchen

Our good friend, Bob Moynihan and his group of volunteers from Our Lady Mother of the Church in Woodcliff Lake, prepared and served a delicious meal of soup, lasagna, salad, buttered rolls... and to top it all off, the best homemade brownies! The meal was a resounding success in spite

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Posted Tue, Nov 18th, 2014 News

Doer/Donor Mass a Success

What a wonderful turnout of our doers and donors at our annual Mass last Sunday, followed by a luncheon. The Motorcycle Ministry of the Knights of Columbus joined us this year. What an honor! It was such a grand celebration of our Ministry here at St. John's , made possible

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Posted Tue, Nov 18th, 2014 News

Operation Stand Down helps to keep St. John's Warm for the Coming Winter

Last Saturday brought an extra measure of comfort and support to our homeless and needy. Operation Stand Down is a United States non-profit organization providing services to our homeless veterans. Carmen and Camacho, volunteers with Operation Stand Down, came laden with outdoor survival bags filled to the brim, and distributed them to our

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Posted Sun, Nov 2nd, 2014 By mstrader News

Doer Donor Mass November 9, 2014

Dear Friends,

Through the mercy and love of God, small miracles happen daily at St. John's. The greatest miracle is the service given by so many of you who support our Women and Children's Center, our Medical Clinic, and our meal program. I would like the opportunity to thank you

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Posted Sat, Oct 25th, 2014 By mstrader News

New Glasses: A New Lease on Life


Posted Thu, Oct 16th, 2014 News

And so Ends Another Summer BBQ Season

Faith Lutheran Church, "faithful" to St. John's for over 20 years, had their last bbq of the season this month. What a fun time for all with wonderful bbq fare and the most amazing desserts, all home made by the parishioners of Faith Lutheran. Our homeless and needy truly felt

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Posted Thu, Sep 25th, 2014 By mstrader News

Thanks to Dell’Italia and Friends

Thank you to John Dell'Italia, our Finance Council Chairperson, and to all his helpers and friends who sponsored and assisted in preparing and serving a bbq for over 300 of our homeless and needy on Saturday, September 6th. They were treated to a special recipe of Korean chicken from John's

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Posted Thu, Sep 25th, 2014 By mstrader News

Back to School

School bells are ringing in Newark. As in other towns, mothers are breathing a sigh of relief! Thanks to the generosity of our donors, 46 needy children were outfitted from head to toe (school uniforms, shirts, shoes... and backpacks too).

The smiles on their faces were priceless!

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Posted Thu, Sep 4th, 2014 By mstrader News

Share a meal with us!

We have been feeding the hungry for over 50 years.Now we invite you to come and share a meal with us.

Saturday, September 6th, 201411:30 am - 1 pm

St. John's Soup Kitchen871 McCarter Highway (Route 21 South)Newark, NJ 07102

RSVP (973) 623-0822

No Donations Please

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Posted Thu, Sep 4th, 2014 By mstrader News

Summer Update

In this intense heat, we have had to send a few of our homeless to hospital suffering from heat exhaustion. We keep ice water out all day to help provide some relief.

Our Health Services Center held an eye clinic yesterday. They examined 30 people and we will be providing

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Posted Mon, Jul 28th, 2014 By mstrader News

Bridges settles in after starting "Project Connect"

In March 2014, Bridges opened "Project Connect" at St. John's Soup Kitchen in Newark to provide case management services linking homeless to services that will lead to a continuum of care that will result in a healthier life with the ultimate goal of housing. Bridges' foundation is built on the

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Posted Fri, Jun 13th, 2014 By Bridges News

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