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Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen

Volunteer Inquiries
Ashley Burkell, Volunteer Coordinator
(203) 624-6426, ext. 6170
aburkell@deskct.org

Program & Services Inquiries
Tina Paolillo, Program Director

(203) 624-6426, ext. 0516
tpaolillo@deskct.org

Media Inquiries
(203) 624-6426, ext. 8557

info@deskct.org

Food, Clothing, & Other In-Kind Donation Inquiries
(203) 624-6426, ext. 6137
donate@deskct.org

Financial Contributions
(203) 624-6426, ext. 8778
donate@deskct.org

HR Inquiries
hr@deskct.org

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1478

New Haven, CT 06506-1478

– STAFF –

Main phone line: (203) 624-6426
Drop-in & Resource Center Staff line: (475) 227-3009
info@deskct.org

– BOARD OF DIRECTORS- 

  • Timothy Opstrup | President | Finance & Administration, Yale University
  • Alyse B. Sabina, M.P.H.Vice President | Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Sofia I. Morales, M.P.H., C.P.H. | Secretary | Yale School of Public Health
  • David Norman-Schiff, Esq.  | Treasurer  |  Wiggin and Dana, LLP
  • Scott McLean, Ph.D. | Immediate Past President | Quinnipiac University
  • Natalie Judd | Development Chair | Big Voice Communications
  • Denise Dean | Program Chair  |  Fair Haven Community Health Care
  • Joy Gary, Esq. | at-large | Conn. State’s Attorney Office, Division of Criminal Justice
  • Tom Goldenberg, M.B.A.  |  at-large  |  McKinsey & Company
  • Amelea Lowery  |  at-large  |  Yale School of Medicine, Health Equity
  • Laurie Scheiner, M.D.at-large | Community Health Center
  • Pastor Kelcy Steele  |  at-large  |  Varick AME Zion Church
  • Justin Nguyen | ex officio, non-voting | Yale Community Kitchen

Watch this video with DESK’s Executive Director, Steve Werlin, to learn more about our history, our programs, our culture, and our vision.