University Soup Kitchen

Making a difference one day at a time

People always ask us what exactly we do:


Winter EVENTS:

Happy New year!  Fall 2019 is over, welcome in Winter 2020! We look forward to another great year of service.

Please Join us for our #soupkitchensundays give away program Sunday January 26th, February 23rd, Then every Sunday Starting March 22nd at 10am (food prep) and 2pm (food service). Meet us at 9545 Pinnacle Drive Charlotte NC 28262 for food prep at 10am, then  700 N. Tryon st. Charlotte NC, 28202, as we serve donated food, clothes and sanitation products at 2.

We want to thank all of the student orgs at UNCC who partnered with us to serve so far this year: Global medical Brigades, Black Student Union, Zeta Phi Beta, and the Iota Rho Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Omega Psi Phi, UNCC pre-dental club, the UNCC Caribbean Students Association and many more. 

Saturday August 24th  We held our first  "Mobile Meals" giveaway. Come out and support us and the Mu Tau Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity as we serve hundreds of meals to citizens in need at checkpoints across Charlotte.

Sunday September 1st We hafor "Box Day" and "Back to School Bash" as we wrap up school supplies from our back to School Drive, and make and design donation boxes for our 5th annual "24 Hour U-Haul" Project. Email us to sign up: [email protected]

Sunday September 29th  join us and "Midnight Cry Youth Street Ministry"  at Dillehey Courts for a "Community Block Party" from 2-6pm, but volunteers can come set up between 10am and 1pm. The event will be held at 28th Street and Pine Street in the Dillehay neighborhood. There will be health screenings such as blood pressure checks, HIV screenings, and dental supplies. There will also be haircuts, school uniforms, door prizes, prayer, music and light refreshments. email us to donate or volunteer!  [email protected]

Saturday October 12th from 12-3pm  is  our 5th annual "24 Hour U-Haul Project" In 24 hours we will fill a U-Haul with non perishable foods, clothing sanitation products, and toys to be distributed to local families, other food banks, homeless citizens, and any one in need. Join us from 12 to 3pm on the campus of UNCC at the Student Union Quad as we celebrate the efforts of local business owners and community members with live performances, free food and entertainment for the entire  family.

Later This fall:

November 23rd: I Am We foundation "lets Eat Together" day of giving. Youth basketball games and prizes, guest speakers and activities for the whole family, and of course a FREE warm Thanksgiving Meal.

Thanksgiving Feast!:Thanksgiving day 10am , 700 N Tryon St. Charlotte Nc 28262

Community Feast:  Join us as we serve the youth at First Ward Elementary School Friday December 20th from 4pm to 6pm along side Youth Style Fitness Co. We will serve warm meals, as presents are passed out games are played and the children enjoy this Christmas Celebration.

Pop Up Shop: Sunday December 23:  Join us for a special community giveaway at 700 N. Tryon Street from 12pm-3pm. Free giveaways, warm clothes, haircuts, and of course free food for a special Christmas Giveaway at "the Wall"

January 2020: Winter clothes drive all month long! Warm gloves, hats coats, socks, and hand warmers needed!

Thanks to everyone who supported our 3rd annual " Back to School Drive" . It was a month long school supplies drive for those in need. Drop off locations were at UNCC, please email us if you would like to give and didn't get to do so during the drive. Now that we are serving every #soupkitchenSunday we need food supplies as well. We need:

Non Perishable snacks

Canned vegetables

Canned Fruits


Pasta Sauce

Bottles of Water

Frozen Meat

Warm Blankets






email us: [email protected] if you want to help out!