Feed the Soul, Meet the Challenge

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by Reverend Kevin Ewing Rev. Ewing (or “RevKev,” as he’s known) is the Bridge Minister of Center Church on the Green, in whose parish house at 311 Temple Street DESK resides.  For two decades, the church has been our strongest supporter, offering a huge dining room, professional kitchen, ample storage …

Serving New Haven Kids: From Start to Finish

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By Lauren Bossi As one of DESK’s two interns this past summer, Lauren Bossi coordinated the Summer Kids’ Pantry program, an endeavor to supplement the diets for school-aged children during the summer months, when they don’t have access to school meals. This year, for the first time, DESK worked with …

DESK as a Civic Institution in New Haven

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By Scott McLean Scott McLean is among our longest-serving Board members at Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen.  Today, he serves as the Board Secretary.  He’s also a regular volunteer at DESK, and can often be found working the line or sweeping floors.  Outside of his volunteer work at DESK, Scott is …

Yale Hunger Heroes

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  The “Yale Hunger Heroes” is student group that is part of the Yale Hunger and Homelessness Action Project and Dwight Hall.  During the school-year, the group partners with DESK to serve dinner on Fridays and Saturdays in the parish house of the United Church (next door at 323 Temple …