The Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter Inc.
is a 501(c)(3) private, non-profit agency.
We depend on the financial support of our
community to keep our programs running.

Thank you!

The NSKS serves the Greater Nashua area. Community support is critical to the NSKS. Over 80% of the funds for operating programs for those in need come from private contributions. We are grateful for your support.


Please help us comply with

Health Department guidelines.

Please check expiration dates on food donations. Thank you!

To drop off donations

1. Visit us at 2 Quincy Street

2. Pull into our parking area

3. Come to Door #2

4. Ask for Carol.

The best time for drop-off is
Monday - Friday, 8AM- 5:00PM.
Questions? Call Carol at 889-7770 EXT 121

Items we accept

Please call to confirm that we have room for your donated items.

Please also be sure that your donations are new or gently used.
(603) 889-7770

  • Blankets & comforters (twin sized)
  • Sheets (twin sized)
  • Pillows
  • Towels
  • Household Items (Please call with questions.)
  • Silverware
  • Books
  • Only new toys, games and puzzles
  • Bikes (please call to confirm)
  • Unopened food items
  • Unopened baby food & formula
  • Personal care items and toiletries
  • Diapers, all sizes including pull ups & adult
  • Winter coats
  • Winter hats
  • Winter gloves & mittens
  • Scarves
  • Socks
  • New underwear
  • Sleeping bags
  • Gift cards
  • Party supplies for birthdays
  • Pet food
  • Feminine pads & tampons
  • Toilet paper


We DO NOT accept

  • Clothing (Business attire is occasionally accepted. Call Donna at ext. 117.)
  • Cribs
  • Mattresses
  • Opened food or spices
  • Stuffed animals
  • Most furniture (Please call and ask.)
 When in doubt, please call and ask. (603) 889-7770

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Remember or Honor someone 
You can make a donation to our programs 
to honor and remember someone special.
Celebration Left Overs
Drop your Leftovers off at the Nashua Soup Kitchen! We accept donations as long as they have not been served to a guest, or for restaurants, have not left the service window.
Please don't think "It's not enough to bother donating"! We feed about 200 people A DAY. We also appreciate any extra salad dressings you may have.
Call and speak with our kitchen manager, Shane, (889-7770, ext 16) if you have questions or are wondering when you can drop something off.

Would you like to know more about food donation?
Click here to read about the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act.

The Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter Inc.
is a 501(c)(3) private, tax deductible non-profit agency.

Thank you for your support of the Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter.
It is your generosity and support that make our continued care
for our community possible. 
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A big thank you to our generous organisation supporters.

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