A Meal & More
Soup Kitchen

Our Mission is to provide hunger relief

  • A Meal and More is a soup kitchen that serves free, hot, nutritious midday meals to people in need every Wednesday and Sunday.
  • Location: Christ Church Rochester, 141 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607.
  • A Meal and More began in 1979 and serves approximately 100 guests at each meal.
  • When needed, A Meal and More staff and volunteers will refer guests to other agencies for emergency shelter, public assistance, or job opportunities.
  • All who are in need of a meal are welcomed without regard to race, gender, age, religion, or income.


  • A Meal and More, Inc. is a non-profit, IRS tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization.
  • Financial support is obtained from area churches, private and governmental grants, local businesses, and individuals.
  • Foodlink provides most of the food needed to prepare meals.
  • Local businesses that support A Meal and More by donating food include:
    G & S Orchards of Walworth, NY; Wegmans, and Dunkin' Donuts



You can help feed people in need through financial contributions and donations of food. To make a tax-deductible financial contribution to A Meal and More, choose one of the following three options:

#1) PayPal. You can either, log into your Paypal account, OR... simply enter your credit card info by clicking "Pay with Debit or Credit Card." (No PayPal account needed)

#2) With a check. Please make your check payable to A Meal & More, Inc, and mail it to 25 Broadway, Rochester, NY 14607

#3) United Way. You can contribute through your workplace's United Way drive by selecting A Meal and More for your donor-designated contribution using the number 1483.

Interested in donating food? These items are always needed

  • Fruit Juices (Apple, Cranberry, Grape)
  • Coffee
  • Beef & Chicken Broth
  • Pasta (short noodle pastas, i.e. Penne, Rigatoni, etc.)
  • Ketchup, Mayo, Mustard, Salad Dressings, Relish
  • Individually wrapped Desserts

Large or industrial sizes are preferred, but all donations will be gratefully accepted. Items can be dropped-off at the Christ Church kitchen on Wednesdays and Sundays from 9am—1pm.

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About Us

A Meal and More's volunteer Board of Directors oversees general operations, staffing, volunteer coordination, publicity, fund raising, grant writing, and financial management.


Allen Callerame, Chef
William Drayton, Door Greeter/Security
Lucille Alonzo, Deacon
Pat Knapp, Church Administrator
Moses Roland, Church Sexton

Board of Directors:

Lois Jones, President
Angelica Stevens, Treasurer
Janet Morse, Receiving Treasurer
Rev. Sue Forsyth
Kristy Liddell
Sue Lennon
John Kaemmerlen
The Rev. Padraic Collins-Bohrer, priest 


Volunteers play an essential role at A Meal and More!

  • Volunteers set the tables, assist with meal preparation, serve food, and help with cleanup.
  • The Wednesday volunteer shift runs from 10am-1:30pm.
  • The Sunday volunteer shift runs from 11am-3pm.

Volunteers 16-17 years of age are welcome with an adult or a signed permission slip.

Interested in helping people in need? Click the Volunteer Button below to complete and submit the Volunteer Application.



Questions? Send them to Volunteer@AMealandMore.org

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Contact Us

Mailing Address:
A Meal & More
25 Broadway
Rochester, NY 14607

Tel: (585) 454-3878
(585) 730-5646