Community Programs

We recently received donations from the efforts of the US Postal Service Stamp Out Hunger Program and the Express Employment Professionals - Rock Hill Brand It Blue Program

Business: Gina Amato

Oversees the coordinators that keep the daily business activities running smoothly.

Sponsor Levels

One Meal                                  $2.49

One Week of Meals (for 1)      $17.43

One month of Meals (for 1)     $69.72

One Year of Meals (for 1)      $836.64

$50 Sponsor's a seat at our table for a month

$100.00 Sponsor's  2 seats at our table for a month

$500 Sponsor's a Table of guests for a month

$1000 Sponsor's a Table of guests for 2 months or

            honor 2 people with a table each

Your name, business or organization will be recognized at the Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen in view of all guests and volunteers for the sponsorship level you choose.

Send information and check to 

The Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen

PO Box 8045

Rock Hill, SC 29732

You will receive a letter of thanks that you may keep for your tax records.

Soup Kitchen Team

Our leadership coordinators cannot do it alone. We have hundreds of volunteers that work with the team coordinators to keep the Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen running 6 days a week!

Marketing: Jackie Helline
Oversees social media, fundraising, donation solicitation, community awareness.

our Founders


DIRECTOR of operations

Founded in 1986 by a coordinating committee of two Catholic laywomen, two brothers and a priest from the Oratory in Rock Hill.


Brother David Boone

Beverly Carroll

Brother Joe Guyon

Catherine Sullivan

​Father David Valtierra

Beverly Carroll

Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen

Care for the Needy

More than a hot, noon-time meal is served at the Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen- We serve up a friendly smile, a welcoming family and help to meet the additional needs of our guests.


Is your church youth group or an organization near and dear to you looking for a way to serve our community? Contact Michelle M. Hatchett to be a part of the NEXT MILLION MEALS Campaign. Contact her at for more information

For over 30 years, the Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen has devoted its energy to passionately advocating for the hungry, needy and under-represented members of our Rock Hill and York County South Carolina communities. Find out how you can contribute to the future of someone in need through donations of non-perishable food items, money and time. .

The Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen provides free personal hygiene products and arranges for dental services at 9:30 am on the second Tuesday of every month.

These services are provided by generous donations of personal care products from the public, transportation service provided by volunteers and dental and health services provided from professionals.

Dental/Nurse: Peggy Hagan
Oversees the Dental Health Program that is offered to our guests.

​​Reach Out

Work with members in your community and make a difference

Food: Christine Judge
Oversees menu preparation, food safety, pantry,  food prep and clean-up.

Serving Rock Hill & York County Residents since 1986

902 Crawford Rd. Rock Hill, SC

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Make your 2019 Super Bowl Party Count. Tackle Hunger and be a Game Changer! 

​February 2, 2020



The Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen celebrated 30 years of service in 2016. We have served over 1,000,000 meals to THOUSANDS of soup kitchen guests  during those 30 years! 



With Your Help!

​Charlene Controne

James Duncan

Doretha France

Tim Helline

​Mary Hoppmann

Bradley Koop

Gail Stafford

Catherine Sullivan

Wes Tuttle

Lillian (Totty) Wilkerson

Reverend Al Yates