Saint John's Soup Kitchen

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


Phi Delta Theta from Seton Hall helps out!

"From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life." ~ Arthur Ashe

Michael Wing and his fellow fraternity brothers from Phi Delta Theta stopped down at St Johns this passed Saturday (Nov. 11), to help give back to the community

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Posted Fri, Nov 17th, 2017 News

Korean United Presbyerian Church


True generosity is an offering; given freely and out of pure love. Time and love are the most valuable possession you can share.

Our friends from the Korean United Presbyerian Church stopped by on November 9th to prepare a homemade meal. The kitchen wished to

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Posted Sat, Nov 11th, 2017 News

St John's Honored with an Award!


Soup Kitchen 411 hosted their 2nd Annual Fundraising Gala which honored the dedicated service of our beloved Barbara & St. John's Soup Kitchen with the inaugural "Heart for Hunger Award".


Friends of St. John's Soup Kitchen showing their support!


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Posted Tue, Oct 31st, 2017 News

Doer & Donor Mass of Thanksgiving

Join us for our Doer & Donor mass, an occasion that honors both our donors and volunteers.


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Posted Mon, Oct 23rd, 2017 Event

Together we can do so much!

Our Medical Services Clinic has been featured in a recent edition of New Jersey Catholic. Only because of your abiding generosity are we able to meet the many needs of all who come to our door. We are blessed!

Click on the link below to read the story which begins

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Posted Thu, Jun 1st, 2017 News

A Happy and Blessed Easter to all!

With Easter, we celebrate life, and here at St. John's we celebrate the lives you enable us to touch each day. We are always grateful for you, for your kindness and generosity to all those in need.

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Posted Wed, Apr 12th, 2017 News

Thank you!


These wonderful kids from Team Academy of Newark had a funraiser for St. John's and came to us today with $1,051 in hand. Fantastic work! They are helping so many in need. Thank you kids and teachers!


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Posted Wed, Mar 22nd, 2017 News

Happy St. Patrick's Day

What a wonderful celebration we had today at St. John's thanks to all our volunteers and to all our donors who made it possible. St. Patrick's blessings on all!



















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Posted Fri, Mar 17th, 2017 News

Attention all Veterans!


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Posted Fri, Mar 10th, 2017 News


Our Women and Children's Center is in dire need of : -

Pampers, sizes 4, 5 and 6

Baby wipes

Maxi pads

Hand lotion




Donations of these items may be dropped off Tuesday through Saturday from 7:00am through 2:00pm. On behalf of all those we serve, THANK

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Posted Fri, Mar 10th, 2017 News

Smiles ...

Looking back at 2016 brings a big smile to my face!

A smile of accomplishment because we were able to complete the Men's Dining Room, and install a canopy that stretches over 75 ft. long to protect our men from the elements as they gather to receive their meals. We

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Posted Wed, Jan 25th, 2017 News

Christmas blessings

This is truly a season of grace and blessings. Holiday Express once again hosted our annual Christmas Eve celebration with a feast of food and song. They bring so much joy and hope to all here at St. John's.  They inspire us with their kindness and generosity, as do all of you who give of your time and

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Posted Fri, Dec 23rd, 2016 News

Thanksgiving blessings

On Thanksgiving Eve here at St. John's we are so grateful for all our incredible volunteers and supporters who make this time of year so blessed for many who are alone or in need. Particular thanks to Senator Cory Booker who along with his mother and family, Councilman Carlos Gonzalez, and Chief of

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Posted Wed, Nov 23rd, 2016 News

We are thankful for our doers & donors...

I was blessed to meet so many of you at our recent Mass of Thanksgiving and was especially delighted that you were able to experience our newly-opened Men's Dining Room, a realization of a long-held dream as a result of your kindness and generosity.

Again, thank you for all that

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Posted Mon, Nov 21st, 2016 News

Opening Day!

What a truly fantastic day at St. John's today with the opening of our Men's Dining Room! It was so well received by all and many of our men remarked how wonderful to be able to eat in such a place of peace. On behalf of all who will benefit from

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Posted Tue, Nov 1st, 2016 News