MANDALA KITCHENS COMMUNITY MEALS
In May, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic plus local food insecurity & unemployment, we resumed our Weekly Community Meal in Central Harlem.
In 2020, we served 31 Weekly Meals: handing out over 4700 dinners plus offering 400+ hours of Volunteer service.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021, was our 1 year Anniversary. As of that date in 2021, we had served 10,000+ dinners and offered 750+ hours of Volunteer service.
In 2021, we served 49 Weekly Meals: handing out over 12,300 dinners and offered 850+ hours of Volunteer service.
We also provide meals for the Broadway Community Shelter & the Ascension Shelter in the neighborhood.
Total of 23,650+ meals in Harlem!
Beginning in October, 2020, Mandala Café began to collaborate to provide a twice monthly meal with Kehilat Romemu, a Renewal Judaism Synagogue on the UWS.
As of Sunday, July 24th, 2022, we have served 38 offerings: handing out over 5,450+ dinners plus offering 2000+ hours of Volunteer service.
We also provide meals for the 1 Freedom Ujamaa Community Fridge, Broadway Community Shelter, St. Joseph of the Holy Family Pantry & the Ascension Shelter in the neighborhood.
Total of 29,000+ meals at both sites!
Next Sunday Community Meal: August 14