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

Jan Stephenson

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

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​February 2, 2020

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


DIRECTOR of operations

Serving Rock Hill & York County Residents since 1986

902 Crawford Rd. Rock Hill, SC

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.

our Founders


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.

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


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

Oversees the Dental Health Program that is offered to our guests.

Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen

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. .

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!

Charlene Controne

James Duncan

Doretha France

Tim Helline

​Mary Hoppmann

Bradley Koop

Gail Stafford

Catherine Sullivan

Wes Tuttle

Lillian (Totty) Wilkerson

Reverend Al Yates