Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter’s






We have many changes this year! Everything will now be handled at the

new Soup Kitchen location,

2 Quincy Street, Nashua.



Here is our printable list.

 Donations can be dropped off at the

Nashua Soup Kitchen,

2 Quincy Street,

July 1st – July 31st between 9AM – 5PM.

Pull into our parking lot

and we’ll help you unload!

You can print out a donation slip HERE 

If you are not able to shop and would like make a donation to the Backpacks for Back to School Program, you can send a check to the Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter, PO Box 3116, Nashua, NH 03061-3116.  Please write "Backpacks for Back to School" in the memo line of your check.


You can donate right now,

on-line, by clicking here

Your donation will make a difference!



We love our volunteers! We are grateful for your help!

These are the dates for Volunteer hours for the

Backpacks for Back to School Program:

For sorting supplies

and packing bags:

July 20th, July 23rd,

July 27th, July 30th,
August 10th, August 17th,
August 24th, August 28th,
September 10th.

10AM – 3PM


For help with distribution, we will need escorts/runners:

Monday – Friday,

August 1st – August 31st:

11:45AM – 2:15PM

Please e-mail or call Paula at 889-7770 ext. 34

to schedule your hours. We ask for a minimum of 2 hours.

Dates will be filled first come, first serve.

To schedule a group to come in,

contact Carol at or call 889-7770 ext. 21



We are asking everyone coming for backpacks to bring:

1) Proof of where you live.

This program is for people in need living in the Greater Nashua area. Some of these communities include Nashua, Merrimack, Hudson, Hollis, Mont Vernon, Pelham, Windham, Milford, Amherst and Wilton. If you are not sure if where you live is in the greater Nashua area, please call Juana at 603-889-7770 to get clarification or referral for a program in your area.

Proof of where you and your children live

can be any one of the following:

July 2015 or August 2015 electric bill

July 2015 or August 2015 gas bill

July 2015 or August 2015 phone bill

your current lease

your valid NH Driver’s License with current address.

2) For families with 5 or more children, we will ask for documentation for each child receiving a backpack.

Documentation can be

your child's report card from June 2015

immunization record,

social security card,

or a document or letter from their school that shows they are enrolled for the upcoming school year.

If you do not bring the requested documentation, you will not receive backpacks. If you have questions, please call Juana at 603-889-7770