The Soup Kitchen of Muncie is looking for an Executive Director.  Please click HERE for job description and application information.


The year 2023 was a record-setter. We served 40,000 people, which equals 80,000 meals. This is the highest number we have ever served in our 30 years of existence. Furthermore, we did it all while navigating some of the worst inflation in decades!


The Soup Kitchen of Muncie is a non-profit, non-sectarian soup kitchen that serves those in need of food in Muncie, Indiana and the Delaware County Community.  We serve all who are hungry with dignity and respect. Guests receive a hot meal and sack lunch. We are located at 920 E. Charles St. in Muncie, IN. Our phone number is 765-287-8439 (call between 9am and 11am M-F).

We are serving Monday through Friday
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM.

2024 marks the 30th anniversary of serving those in need of food in the Muncie community. The Soup Kitchen serves over 70,000 meals every year!

To feed the hungry of the Muncie Community with dignity and respect without regard to race, gender, sexuality, or religious preference.


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Donations are always greatly appreciated and accepted! Online donations are now possible Stripe. Checks can be mailed or hand delivered to the kitchen.  Please make checks payable to Soup Kitchen of Muncie and send to:

Soup Kitchen of Muncie
920 E. Charles St.
PO Box 68
Muncie, IN 47308

In addition to monetary donations, food and supply donations are also welcomed!  These donations can be in the form of bulk raw food items or in the form of sack lunches prepared by your group or organization.  This is a great opportunity for youth groups or other organizations looking for a fun volunteer activity. For more information, please contact us!

Amazon Wish List

If you would like to donate food items to the Soup Kitchen of Muncie but don’t want to go shopping at the store you can shop on Amazon and have the items delivered directly to us.  Click the Start Shopping link below to go to our Amazon Wish List page.

We love getting bakery supplies especially corn starch, oil, and sugar.  These are items we have to buy on the retail market and we use a lot of them.  When a group thinks of having a canned food drive, we advise them to think bakery drive. 

Donated milk is so appreciated! We always want the children to have it available.


Volunteers are always appreciated! All ages are welcome to volunteer, but children 13 and under need to have an adult present while they volunteer. For further information on volunteering with the Soup Kitchen of Muncie, please call our director, Ms. Parsons, at (765) 287-8439 from 7:00 am – 11:00 am on Wednesday – Friday.

Volunteer Positions Needed:

  • Kitchen Staff
  • Cleaning Workers
  • Drivers for Food Pick-Up
  • Computer Savvy Individuals
  • Fund Drive Organizers
  • Donors of Bakery Items (esp. sugar), Fresh/Canned Food



Delaware County ranked Indiana's 2nd highest county in percent of residents living below the poverty level.

Delaware County residents living below the poverty level
Delaware County overall Food Insecurity Rate
Delaware County Child Food Insecurity Rate
Children in Delaware County are eligible for some level of nutrition assistance


We’d love to hear from you!  Please send us a message and we’ll get back with you as soon as possible.  You may also call the kitchen – (765) 287-8439.  Phone calls will be received from 7:00 am – 11:00 am Monday through Friday.

920 Charles Street, P.O Box 68, Muncie IN, 47308
(765) 287-8439