DontationsWe are so grateful for your generosity. St. John's Bread & Life is sustained by a variety of donations and the energy of our many volunteers. There are many ways you can help.

The average cost of a meal at St. John's Bread & Life is only $1.98. For just $20 you can make sure 10 people in need will eat a hot meal today. For $50, you'll sponsor 25. Only $100 will feed more than 50 hungry New Yorkers.

If you wish to mail a donation to Bread and Life, please print and mail this Contribution Form

Online Donations
Make an online donation. Without your assistance we would not be able to meet the needs of those many New Yorkers we serve. St. John's Bread and Life uses a secure financial service provided by NYCharities, so your donation is completely secure. Please note we have changed our interface to increase security and make it more user friendly. You will have an opportunity to send an Ecard if you donate in someones name. If you would like a card mailed to someone please donate and then use the Honor Someone feature below. Thank you again for your generosity.

Honor Someone
Making a donation in someone's name is a powerful way to celebrate the life of someone or it can be that gift that survives long after the wrapping paper has faded.  If you wish to make a donation in somone's name or as a memorial, please complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the secure donation application as directed above
  2. Kindly send an email to with the person's name and to whom you wish the acknowledgement sent.

In-Kind Donations
Bread and Life accepts in-kind donations. We are in need of food and hygiene products. These donations are fully tax deductible. In many cases, we can arrange pick-up.To make an in-kind donation, please contact Bryan Lapoterie by e-mail or by phone at 718-574-0058, x 136

Stocks And Equities
We also accept donations of stocks and other equities. For information on how to donate equities to Bread and Life, please contact Anthony Butler by e-mail or by phone at 718-574-0058, x118