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The Sonshine Soup Kitchen is a non-profit corporation under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code located in Derry, New Hampshire. We have been serving meals in our current location since 1989.

The office of the Sonshine Soup Kitchen is open 1pm – 6pm, Monday – Friday. We serve a free, hot meal Monday – Friday at 4:30 pm in the First Baptist Church on the corner of Broadway (Route 102) and Crystal Ave.


We Are…..

A ministry supported by Derry and area communities including churches, individuals, businesses, civic organizations, and schools. A place for needy individuals and families to eat a nourishing meal…..more



Board of Directors

The affairs and business of the Corporation are managed by a Board of Directors. Responsibilities of the Board – The Board of Directors has control and general management of the affairs and…..more


FAQs About Us

Did someone spell “Sonshine” wrong? No, we use “Sonshine” as a reference to Jesus, Son of God and Light to the world. Are you part of the first Baptist Church?…..more


Serving Data

For every night that the soup kitchen serves a meal, we record an assortment of information about our guests and our serving. Below you will find one table listing the data…..more


Annual Report

Copies are available upon request by contacting our office.


IRS Form 990

The Sonshine Soup Kitchen annually files Form 990-EZ, the short form Return of An Organization Exempt from Income Tax. Copies are open to public inspection and can be obtained from our office or from GuideStar.