Help Stock the Soup Shelf in January During National Soup Month

January is National Soup Month and it’s time for our Annual 2024 “Soup”er Bowl of Caring.” During January and the first two weeks of February leading up to the televised championship football game, the JFS Food Pantry & Food Assistance Program will be collecting all things “Soup.”

You can join our team to help in our battle to fight hunger in our local community.  Here’s what you can hand off to us during this special non-perishable soup collection:

Meat based soup (beef, chicken all varieties)

Kid’s soup (chicken & stars, chicken & rice

Cream soup (cream of chicken, cream of mushroom, potato, clam chowder, cream of broccoli, split pea)

Dry soup mixes

Broths (chicken, beef, turkey, vegetable) cans or cartons

Low sodium or healthy soups

Single serve microwaveable soup

Kosher soup mixes

Organic soups

Donations can be dropped off at the JFS Food Pantry, 1440 Whalley Avenue, New Haven beginning January 3rd on Wednesday and Thursdays between 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. If you will be dropping off a large quantity of items, or need a different day and time, please contact us so we can schedule your donation drop off.  If you have any questions, please contact the Pantry at (203) 397-0796 or Sandy Hagan at