Meal Programs

North End Soup Kitchen (NESK) – Hot, balanced meals are served seven days a week, 365 days a year,
Monday through Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sundays, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. NESK is located at 735 E. Stewart Ave., Flint.

Center for Hope Soup Kitchen – Hot, balanced meals are served Monday through Friday, 12:00 p.m.
to 1:00 p.m., Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., hosted by St. Michael Catholic Church, and Sunday, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The soup kitchen is located in the lower level of the Center for Hope, formerly St. Michael School, 517 E. Fifth Ave., Flint.

South Flint Soup Kitchen – Located in Lincoln Park United Methodist Church 3410 Fenton Rd., Flint.    Hot meals are served Monday through Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Free clothing is also available.

Daily Sandwich Program – NESK prepares and distributes sack lunches at two community locations:
–  Bread of Life, 2608 Maplewood, Flint
– My Brother’s Keeper, 101 N. Grand Traverse St., Flint

For more information about Catholic Charities Meal Programs, please call 810-785-6911.


The Adopt-A-Day Program is an opportunity for businesses, churches, schools, organizations,  families, and individuals to sponsor the meals served at Catholic Charities Soup Kitchens for a specific day. A day can be sponsored  in honor of an individual, organization, business, etc.; or to celebrate a meaningful day or anniversary.

Adopting a day at Catholic Charities’ Soup Kitchens helps generate revenue to cover meal costs, allowing us to save money in case of occasional food shortages or for the expansion of programs. Adopt-A-Day sponsors receive a certificate and recognition on the “Wall of Honor”, as well as on Catholic Charities’ social media sites.

Sponsorship Deals:

Sponsorships are available for the North End, Center for Hope, and South Flint Soup Kitchens. The cost to Adopt-A-Day at the North End Soup Kitchen is $500. The cost to Adopt-A-Day at the Center for Hope or South Flint Soup Kitchens is $250.  Sponsors are also invited to volunteer on the day of their sponsorship! Sponsors may choose to designate their day on an important holiday, a special anniversary, or in honor of a loved one.

  • A church could request a Saint’s Feast Day
    • Holy Trinity Church could sponsor Trinity Sunday
  • Families or individuals might wish to sponsor a day in honor of a loved one or an event
    • Today’s meals are sponsored in honor of Mary Smith
    • Today’s meals are sponsored in honor of David and Kristen on their Anniversary

To Adopt-A-Day at one of Catholic Charities Soup Kitchens, please fill out the following form.
For more information, please call 810-785-6911.


Thanks to the help of area churches, businesses, organizations, and individuals like you, Catholic Charities is working hard to fill the gap created by cuts in our food program funding. We welcome your volunteer time, your monetary donations, and your gifts of food. Call 810-785-6911 for more information on how you can help.

We give a special thank you to the Genesee County Orthodox Churches, who continue to “Feed Genesee” through their monthly food drives. A schedule of these food drives can be found below. Please keep in mind that the food collected through these, and all our food drives, is used to create and serve more than 700 meals each day at Catholic Charities three soup kitchens.

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