DESK Welcomes New Board Members!

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Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen is excited to announce the addition of three new members to our Board of Directors: Amelea Lowery, Tom Goldenberg, and Pastor Kelcy Steele. With diverse personal and professional backgrounds, these three extraordinary individuals bring extensive leadership experience and passion for service to DESK’s Board. Amelea Lowery …

Anna May Day!

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Today, we honored Anna May Suraci, DESK’s longtime bookkeeper and friend, on the occasion of her retirement. Words cannot do justice to the gratitude we owe to Anna May for her years of service to DESK … but we tried anyway! Click this link here for the presentation to Anna …

Big News!

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We’ve got big news to share with you: DESK is moving! In the last year-and-a-half, our Board, staff, volunteers, partners, and Guests have been taking a long look in the mirror.  We’ve put our heads together to consider what isn’t working for homelessness services in New Haven, and we developed …

Homelessness in the Age of COVID-19

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by Steve Werlin The following appeared as an op-ed in the New Haven Independent on October 16, 2020, where it was accompanied by documentary filmmaker Steve Ham’s “Homeless in the Time of COVID.”  The original post, along with reader comments, can be viewed here.  The author, Steve Werlin, is the Executive Director …

COVID-19 Response

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by Evan Serio DESK’s Program Manager, Evan Serio, joined the organization almost a year-and-a-half ago, and since that time he has been the driving force at DESK behind some of our most significant health initiatives.  As a staunch advocate of harm reduction and healthcare for the homeless, he is well-versed …