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

COVID-19 RESPONSE

At the Cafe

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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Homeless Meal Lifeline Shifts To Take-Out

Homeless Meal Lifeline Shifts To Take-Out

New Haven Independent
by ALLAN APPEL | Mar 13, 2020 12:54 pm

Homeless guests gather outside Sunrise for meals to go. Guests were greeted under a tent set up at the Olive and Chapel corner entrance and offered hot coffee while they waited for a bag full of breakfast items, such as sandwiches, granola bars, and juice, to be brought to them.

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Christmas 2019 at the Cafe

Christmas 2019 at the Cafe

We know where the compassion is! We see it at the Cafe.

We see it in our guests for one another. We see it in our volunteers and our staff for our guests. We see it in you. Compassion nourishes us in a way that food cannot.

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