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All are Welcome at The Friendly Kitchen. Concord, New Hampshire's Only Soup Kitchen.

The Friendly Kitchen seeks to provide a meal for the hungry in a warm and caring, non-discriminating environment through the coordination of community volunteer resources.

The Friendly Kitchen has one purpose - to feed the hungry. Anyone who comes to our door is welcome - without question or qualification. Since The Friendly Kitchen first began in 1980, it has served over 600,000 meals and has seen a steady increase in guests from year to year.  > More About Us

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Mealtime Hours

Breakfast Served Saturday & Sunday (Daily through March 31st)

8:00 - 8:45am

Lunch Served Monday through Friday

12:00 - 12:45pm

Dinner Served Daily

5:00 - 5:45




A mission powered by generous donations and amazing volunteers.

By the numbers...
The growing impact we have on our community.

Through our partnership with the NH Food Bank and generous donations, we continue to feed those in need.

40k - 45k Meals Served Each Year

Through our partnership with the NH Food Bank, in 2020 we received 10,325 pounds of food which would have cost a Fair Market Value price of $16,726 but because of our partnership our share was $930.

2,145 lbs Shared

Since Family Friendly Meals inception in February we have shared approximately 2,145 pounds of food for a dollar value of $3,475.

600 Hours

Our volunteers have given over 600 hours of their time during the pandemic each month (2020) which is an approximate dollar value of $16,320 per month.

"I never thought I'd need to ask for a little help to feed my family. Hard times can happen to anyone at any time. Thank you for being there for us."

News and Announcements

Thank you to Our Sponsors

Our 6th Annual Drive Out Hunger Golf Tournament was a huge success and we would like to thank everyone who helped make that event possible, especially Loudon Country Club! Thank you to our Davis & Towle Insurance Group for being our Golf Cart Sponsor and to The Friendly Kitchen Board of Directors for sponsoring lunch! Thank you to Abbott Bennett, Davidson & Sons, JH Spain, Merrimack County Savings Bank (The Merrimack), Rotary Club of Concord and WellSense for sponsoring at the Gold Level! Thank you to Concord Direct, Northeast Delta Dental, St. Paul's School, Swenson Granite, The Rowley Agency and Tito's for sporing at the Silver Level. And a big thank you to Eastern Bank and SERVPRO and for sponsoring at the Bronze Level. Lastly, we would like to thank all the golfers and volunteers who helped make the day a huge success, we couldn't have done it without you! We look forward to seeing you all next year on the course!

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What's Needed for the Kitchen

This time of year we have a tendency to quickly run out of pantry items. We are currently in need of:

  • Bread crumbs
  • Stuffing
  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Chicken Broth
  • Beef Broth
  • Salad Dressings
  • Soft Granola snacks
  • Enlglish Muffins
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Sugar
  • Brown Sugar
  • Tomato Paste
  • Tomato sauce
  • Kool aid
  • Gravy cans and jars (turkey, chicken and beef)
  • Canned Carrots
  • Lasagna Noodles
  • Olive Oil
  • Pepper
  • Maple Syrup (imitation fine)
  • Instant potatoes
  • Pancake Mix
  • Handwarmers
  • Baked Beans
  • Olive Oil
  • Mayo
  • Cooking Spray
  • Aluminum Foil

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