Thank you to the 2019 Get Together committee and the many

volunteers, musicians, donors and guests!

Since 1983 the South Buffalo Community Table soup kitchen has been serving over a thousand hot meals a month to the hungry in our community.

 

It is because of our many wonderful volunteers, local farmers, businesses and the South Buffalo community that we are able to offer nutritious, hot meals Sunday through Thursday each week and on holidays.

 
Donate

 

Generous local grocery stores continue to support us with breads, fruits, vegetables and meat donations throughout the year.    We do need to supplement these from time to time to fill out the day’s menu. 

 

Your financial support helps the Table pay food bills, utilities, maintenance on the equipment, insurance and so much more. Many people donate in memory of a loved one.

 

You, your church, or organization can help by hosting a food drive.

Call us for a current list of needs –usually canned goods, paper products and cleaning supplies. 

Volunteer

 

Our volunteers are amazing. Typical volunteer tasks include: sorting and bagging the many breads and other donations we receive, cutting fruits and vegetables for the soup and dinner that day, cooking and serving the meal, preparing beverages, washing dishes and cleaning.

 

Volunteers usually work one day a week or month from 1–5:15 pm, but hours are flexible.

The South Buffalo Community Table is located at

187 Southside Pkwy. in Buffalo

Mailing Address is P.O. Box 1067, Buffalo, NY 14220

sbcommunitytable@outlook.com

Tel: 716 822-3193

Attend the Get Together

 

Celebrate with Sister and the volunteers who run the Table five days a week, 52 weeks a year by attending the South Buffalo Community Table Get Together. There are several ways you can lend your support:

 

Attend the Event

The Get Together will be held Sunday, April 26, 2020

2 - 8 pm​

Ironworker Union Local 6

196 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca

Donate to the Basket Raffle or Silent Auction

What a great way to promote your business or help make the event an even bigger success! Items such as theme baskets, gift certificates, sports memorabilia, original artwork and photography are all truly appreciated. 

 

Donate Money 

Please send any donations, made payable to South Buffalo Community Table, to the address below.

 

Place a Patron Ad

in our Program Booklet. Coming soon: Ad sizes and prices will be listed on our Facebook page and website.

 

All contributions will be recognized in our

souvenir Program Booklet.

 

In early 1983, the South Buffalo Ecumenical Association, a local organization of religious denominational groups, identified a need to help the growing number of poor and homeless people living in our community.

 

It was thought that despite their diverse religious beliefs, the association membership serves one God and that it is in serving others that they best serve Him.

 

Sister Celeste O’Bryan, a Sister of Mercy and member of the South Buffalo Ecumenical Association, happened to be present at the meeting when the need for a director was discussed.

 

Sister Celeste agreed to take on the responsibility on a “temporary” basis. That responsibility continued for over 30 years.

 

In 2015, Sister Kristen Schmitz, SSJ, joined Sister Celeste as an assistant to the operations of the South Buffalo Community Table. 

 

Upon Sister Celeste’s retirement in 2016, Sister Kristen took the Coordinator position at the Table, reminding us that the South Buffalo Community Table is a ministry, not a welfare agency.

 

South Buffalo Community Table is located at:

187 Southside Pkwy. in Buffalo.

Enter the side door of

Good Shepherd Church

Please send all mail to:

P.O. Box 1067, Buffalo, NY 14220

sbcommunitytable@outlook.com

Tel: 716 822-3193

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