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WHERE TO VOLUNTEER THIS HOLIDAY SEASON: SOUP KITCHENS AND MORE IN QUEENS

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by Celene McDermott

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PLEASE NOTE: This article was published in 2009. Some information may be outdated. Please call to confirm donation and/or volunteer information for the current year.


soup kitchens and more in Queens

Want to do some good this Thanksgiving? The following places around Queens need your help. Call ahead to confirm details.

 

  • The Greater Allen Cathedral

        110-31 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica

        718-206-4600

        www.allencathedral.org

They will be distributing more than 18,000 meals on Tuesday and Wednesday before Thanksgiving and will offer a sit-down meal on Thanksgiving Day.

 

  • Salvation Army

9023 161st Street, Jamaica

www.salvationarmyusa.org

Their soup kitchen is offered Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 12-1pm. Their pantry is offered on Thursdays 10am-11am. The Salvation Army will be hosting Thanksgiving dinners at two additional locations TBD in Queens. Call 212-337-7200 for more information.

 

  • Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services/Queens South Community Center

90-39 189th Street, Hollis

718-217-1238

They have a food pantry. Call for dates and times.

 

  • Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services/Our Lady of the Angelus

63-63 98th Street, Rego Park 

718-897-4444

They have a food pantry. Call for dates and times.

 

  • Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services/Queens North Community Center

23-40 Astoria Boulevard, Astoria

718-726-9790

They have a food pantry. Call for dates and times.

 

  • Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services/St. Raphael

35-20 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City

718-729-8957

They have a food pantry. Call for dates and times.

 

  • Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services/St. Teresa

50-20 45th Street, Woodside

718-784-2123

They have a food pantry. Call for dates and times.

 

  • Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services/St. Paul the Apostle

98-16 55th Avenue, Corona

718-271-1100

They have a food pantry. Call for dates and times.

 

  • Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services/St. Michael

          136-73 41st Avenue, Flushing

          718-961-0295

          They have a food pantry. Call for dates and times.

 

  • Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services/ St. Bartholomew

43-22 Ithaca Street, Elmhurst

718-424-5400

They have a food pantry. Call for dates and times.

 

  • Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services/Blessed Virgin Mary Help of Christians

70-31 48th Avenue, Woodside

718-672-4849

          They have a food pantry. Call for dates and times.

 

  • Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services/St. Gertrude 's Parish Pantry

337 Beach 37th Street, Far Rockaway

718-327-5673

          They have a food pantry. Call for dates and times.

 

  • Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services/St. Rose of Lima

130 Beach 84th Street, Rockaway Beach

718-634-7394 or 718-634-0453

          They have a food pantry. Call for dates and times.

 

  • Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services/Incarnation Food Pantry

89-28 207th Street, Queens Village

718-465-8534 or 718-464-2167

 

  • Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services/St. Benedict the Moor

171-17 110th Avenue, Jamaica

516-536-5005

 

  • SNAP Senior Center
    80-45 Winchester Boulevard
    Building 4, Queens Village
    718-454-2100

They are running a Food Drive from November 10-20. 8:30am-4pm, Monday-Friday. They accept canned, nonperishable food items, to be collected by City Harvest.

 

City Harvest also works with more than 80 locations in Queens. Call your local church, synagogue, or community center for more information.

 


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