Monday through Friday
7:30am – 9:15am
St. Paul & St. James Church
57 Olive Street, New Haven

COVID-19 RESPONSE

COVID-19 Response

Spring 2022 Newsletter

Spring 2022 Newsletter

About three weeks ago, with air filters and socially distanced tables, the Cafe began welcoming guests to warm up and enjoy breakfast indoors. It is amazing and wonderful and almost unbelievable after two years of Covid restrictions.
 

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December 2021 Newsletter

December 2021 Newsletter

Sunrise Cafe, like our guests, survives one day at a time. Focusing on our guests in the present moment enables us to share friendship and breakfast with guests Monday through Friday with hope, grace, patience, kindness and compassion. We celebrate the generosity of our donors in this season of celebration.
 

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May 2021 Newsletter

May 2021 Newsletter

The staff and volunteers at the Cafe have been very busy. In addition to serving walk up guests at the corner of Chapel and Olive streets, Sunrise volunteers delivered breakfasts to the La Quinta hotel Monday through Friday.
 

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December 2020 Newsletter

December 2020 Newsletter

It’s been a Year! Masks, hand washing, hand sanitizer, six feet apart, regular COVID testing,
serving breakfast outdoors. We did not begin to imagine in January what we would have to
endure or that the year would end this way.
 

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Cafe!

Happy Thanksgiving from the Cafe!

Potentially delivering breakfasts to the winter warming centers, continuing to serve “grab and go” breakfasts outdoors, purchasing insulated warm food containers, improvements to St PJs, welcoming new board members – lots going on at the Cafe.
 

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Lots Going on at The Cafe!

Lots Going on at The Cafe!

Potentially delivering breakfasts to the winter warming centers, continuing to serve “grab and go” breakfasts outdoors, purchasing insulated warm food containers, improvements to St PJs, welcoming new board members – lots going on at the Cafe.
 

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Sunrise Cafe News

Sunrise Cafe News

We have been responding to the pandemic with adjusted Cafe operations for ten weeks.

Recently, we have taken 25 breakfasts to Fair Haven on Thursday and Friday supplementing the Wednesday breakfasts provided by Amistad House.

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Sunrise Cafe COVID 19 Response – Breakfast Resumed

Sunrise Cafe COVID 19 Response – Breakfast Resumed

Beginning Monday, our staff and volunteers will again be preparing bags at the Cafe and will be including a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. We are currently serving 50-60 guests per day with all service outdoors along Olive Street.

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Sunrise Cafe COVID 19 Response – Breakfast Suspended

Sunrise Cafe COVID 19 Response – Breakfast Suspended

This morning, the board of directors in consultation with our Operations Manager made the gut wrenching decision to temporarily suspend breakfast at the Cafe until appropriate safety supplies are available in sufficient quantities to ensure as best we can that our staff, volunteers and guests are safe.

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