Thanksgiving DAY 2013
DESK joins forces with ICM, IVCG & FISH to provide over 600 Thanksgiving Day meals to those who are home bound. And 100 meals at the DESK meal at 12 noon on Thanksgiving Day!
This is a full Thanksgiving meal; turkey, gravy, stuffing, vegetables, cranberry sauce, roll & butter & pie! All from your donations!!
You can help us by donating a FROZEN TURKEY (any size) and/or a PIE (home cooked or bought).
It is easy just drive up to 311 Temple Street at the days & times listed below and drop off your TURKEY and/or PIE.
Volunteers will greet you at your car & accept your donations. Receipts are provided if needed.
It is easy; you do not even have to get out of your car!!!
When: Sunday, November 24, 2013
11 am-1 pm
When: Wednesday, November 27, 2013
8am- 12 noon
Where: 311 Temple Street New Haven, CT
Where: 311 Temple Street, New Haven, CT.
Amity High School Hosts Empty Bowls Event- Thursday November 21st.
The National Art Honor Society along with the Jamie Hulley Arts Foundation will be holding an Empty Bowls event on Thursday, November 21 to benefit The Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen.
The event will be from 6-8 pm on Thursday November 21st at Amity High School. This year’s event will be combined with the Amity High School Music departments Coffee House event, which is a music event highlighting students who have tried out to perform. This event brings students and community members together in the service of those who are currently struggling with the inability to afford enough food. The students create and decorate the ceramic bowls for the event which are sold and can be filled with soup. The Coffee House adds a great atmosphere to enjoy the soup and help The Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen!
Join us for a night of great entertainment and fundraising for the Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen. In addition, help celebrate Executive Director, Diana M. Richter’s 10th year anniversary at DESK!
Hosted by Ms. Robin Banks!! Saturday October 19th, 2013
524 State Street Elks Lodge #25, New Haven 18 to enter, 21 to drink!
REGISTRATION: 9:00- 10:30 AM
SUNDAY Sept.8, 2013 @ SPORTS HAVEN,
600 Long Wharf Drive, New Haven, CT.
Music by DARK ENTERTAINMENT& FREE coffee & donuts!
ENTRY FEES: Single Rider: $25; Double Rider: $35;
Non-Rider: $10 BBQ lunch
Entry fees include: BBQ lunch buffet/raffle ticket & Ride Pin!
START: 11:00 AM: Police-escorted 65 mile ride (rain or shine)
See ride route: www.ridetoendhunger.com
END: 1:00 PM Post-ride BBQ Lunch and Raffle:
Lighthouse Point, Carousel House, New Haven, CT
MUSIC by DARK ENTERTAINMENT, FOOD, RAFFLES & CASH BAR
For more details: www.RideToEndHunger.com
EMPTY BOWLS EVENT for DESK
Arts Students Make Bowls to Fight Hunger-
Wednesday April 3, 2013
5:30- &:30 PM
Amity High School
25 Newton Rd, Woodbridge CT 06525
On Wednesday April 3rd, the National Art Honor Society of Amity High School in partnership with the Jamie Hulley Fund for the Arts and the Culinary Department will be hosting an Empty Bowls Event. This event will bring students and community members together in the service of those who are currently struggling with the inability to afford enough food. The students have been working since November creating and decorating the ceramic bowls for the event and are looking forward to a wonderful evening to celebrate this cause. To participate in this event, community members are asked to come to the Amity High school between 5:30-and 7:30pm. Each patron will receive a handcrafted bowl, their choice of soup, bread and entertainment for a minimum donation of $10. If anyone is interested in donating to the event, but cannot come on Wednesday night they can send a donation to the National Art Honor Society at Amity High School. All proceeds from the event will go to the Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen in New Haven.Read more...
18th ANNUAL SOUP NIGHT
Honoring those that serve – DESK Volunteer Recognition Night
THE GRADUATE CLUB
155 ELM STREET, NEW HAVEN, CT
SUNDAY, APRIL 7, 2013
5- 8 PM
Join us at 5 PM for an array of hors d’ oeuvres, soups, salads & desserts
presented by Chef Bill Fleischner & the Staff of The Graduate Club.
Award ceremony starts promptly at 6:00 PM.
YALE Lot 51 on Temple Street across from 311 Temple, use back entrance to the Graduate Club.
Tickets: $30 at the door
Reserve tickets now, seating is limited.
Please come and join us in honoring our DESK volunteers!
There will be food, music, friends and of course awards!!
If you cannot attend, please consider a donation.
Checks for reserve tickets and/or donation may be made payable to:
DESK, P.O. Box 1478, New Haven, CT. 06506
The Yale Belly Dance Society’s Fundraiser for DESK is coming up!
Celebrating 10 years of Yale Belly Dance with extravagant stage show featuring rockin’ hips, spinning skirts, flying veils, breathtaking swords, dances from the Middle East, USA, Polynesia, Yale’s Bollywood Dance Troupe Rangeela, we’ve got it all! Special guest performances on Saturday by Shakti Tribal Belly Dance of Green Mountain College, Connecticut College Belly Dance, distinguished Yale belly dance alumnae, and more! Enjoy a spectacular show, and support a great cause.
Friday April 5th, 9 pm, and Saturday April 6th, 8 pm, 2013,
Harkness Auditorium, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT.
TICKETS: Advance: $10 for advance online tickets. Advanced online ticket sales will close on April 1st. Please enter the ticket holder name, and a valid email address. Check your inbox for the PayPal receipt, and print it as your ticket to the show! Email Nicole with any problems or questions.
At the door tickets will also be available: $15 at the door. Toddlers and infants: Age 3 and younger are FREE. If purchasing tickets in advance, please indicate number of toddlers/infants coming with you in the “comments/questions” section.
ART Auction to benefit DESK
York Street Café
April 27th, 7pm
168 York Street
New Haven, CT
Auctioneer: Ms. Robin BanksRead more...
Join Robin Banks
and Her Variety Show Troupe:
The Yale Belly Dance Society!
We have something for everyone!
All Proceeds go directly to the Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen!
Raffles, Cheap Drinks. 18 to enter 21 to drink!
As Seen On TV!
$20 for General Admission $100 Table
Elks Lodge #25
524 State Street
New Haven, CT