Kids Eating

There is a place where people wake up hungry in the morning and go to bed hungry at night. These people are our neighbors. The place they live is called Trenton.

On-site Activities

Meal service at TASK - Help prepare and/or serve a meal at TASK. Children must be 13 years of age or older.

Choose one of the nine possible serving times: Mon-Fri, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and Mon-Thurs, 3:15 PM to 5:00 PM (volunteers can arrive as late as 3:30 PM).

TASK is closed on weekends

We can use as many as 12 volunteers at a time, either as individuals, from a single group or any combination. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Charlie Orth, charlieo@trentonsoupkitchen.org to find out what dates are available. Be sure to include the number of people coming with you, whether you prefer the mid-day meal or dinner, and your telephone number.

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Meal service at the South Trenton Soup Kitchen (STSK) - Help serve meals at STSK. Children must be 13 years of age or older. 

At the STSK in the First Baptist Church on Centre Street, dinner is served three nights per week: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 3:00pm-5:00pm.


Tutor in our Adult Education Program - Individuals work one-on-one with our students.

TutoringTutoring hours are Monday through Friday from 9 to 11 AM and Monday through Thursday from 2-4 PM The minimum commitment for tutors is one session every two weeks.

Please contact Kelly Hansen at 609-695-5456 ext 107 between 11AM and 1PM or email her at kellyh@trentonsoupkitchen.org to discuss options.


ComputerSupport our Computer Center - Individuals assist computer students one or more times a week. Times vary. Please contact Diane Subber 609-695-5456 ext 106 between 11AM and 1PM or email her at dianes@trentonsoupkitchen.org to discuss options.


Support "Kids Day Off" - When Trenton schools are closed, we open our Art Room to children.

The Kids Day Off program offers volunteers younger than 13 the opportunity to work at TASK when accompanied by an adult.

kids coloringThe activities are unstructured. They can be as simple or as complicated as you like. We use TASK materials -- construction paper, markers, paint, glitter, etc. -- OR plan an arts and crafts activity, buy the supplies and run the whole thing from A to Z.

Time frame for this activity is 11am to 1:15 p.m. whenever the Trenton schools are closed.

Please contact out Volunteer coordinator charlieo@trentonsoupkitchen.org to find out what dates are available. Be sure to include the number of people coming with you and you telephone number.

Note: If this is not suitable for you or your young child, please check our off-site activities.


Adopt-A-Day

Get details about Adopt-A-Day by clicking here.


Volunteer for an afternoon between Dec. 15th and Jan. 1st to help with holiday gifts.

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