Serving those in need since 1976

Our Mission

The mission of the Cathedral Kitchen is to provide essential life services that support the health and well being of those in our community and, in doing so, to affirm each person’s humanity and dignity while guiding them towards self sufficiency.

Recent Posts

CK’s New Building is Coming Along “One Step at a Time”

Front porch

The front steps are coming together for the CK Cafe porch entrance. As we near the halfway mark to rehab the building next door, we have raised $1.3 million towards the $2.3 million capital campaign: Serving Up Hope in Camden. It’s so exciting to see things start to take shape!

Watch the “Goodness Project” video, and get Happy!

Cathedral Kitchen was a part of a wonderful collaboration of twelve organizations in Camden that came together to create the “Goodness Project”. By dancing and singing to the song “Happy”,  the group hopes to send a message about all the goodness that exists in Camden.  You can watch the inspiring video by clicking on the link below.  Please share this with friends and family—we are trying to make it go viral!

Happy 15

“Happy” Day at CK!

Happy LeBaron

We had a fun day at CK as our Chefs and student rocked to “Happy” while participating in filming a scene for The Goodness Project – a project showcasing all of the good provided by non-profit organizations in Camden.

Thanks, Darden Restaurants!

We got great news from the Darden restaurant group this week—The Kitchen will be the recipient of a $2,000 grant from the Darden Restaurant Community Grants program! Through this program, CK was recognized by local Darden restaurants, LongHorn Steakhouse and Seasons 52, both of Cherry Hill, that support our work to fight hunger in our community. The Darden restaurants ( also support the Kitchen by providing generous food donations through the Food Donation Connection Program.  CK volunteers pick up food each week from six different Darden locations. We receive approximately $200,000 in donated food each year from these and other restaurants and food service providers, which greatly reduces our cost to serve over 100,000 meals each year in our dining room.