Thank you for joining with CHiPS to support our neighbors who struggle with hunger and homelessness.

Since 1971, we have relied on the generosity of individuals like you to provide 103,000 nutritious breakfasts, hot lunches, and emergency pantry bags annually to our neighbors in need, and to shelter and counsel young mothers and their infants.

CHiPS is a non-profit, tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are tax deductible and directly support the soup kitchen and women’s shelter.

How your gift helps:

  • $20.00 provides 4 meals
  • $50.00 provides 12 meals
  • $75.00 shelters a mother and her baby for a week
  • $350.00 shelters a mother and her baby for a month
  • $1,000.00 provides 70 meals and shelters a mother and an infant for 2 months

Make a financial donation now


Want a no-fee way to donate to CHiPS? Make a donation through our Paypal Giving Fund and 100% of your contribution will go to CHiPS!

Donate to the Giving Fund

Please note that you must have an existing Paypal account or create a free account to contribute to the Giving Fund. For donations through Paypal’s regular service, which does not require an account, Paypal deducts a little more than 2% in fees from each contribution. However you choose to give, we’re grateful for your support!

If you prefer to send a check, write it to “Community Help in Park Slope” or to “CHiPS” and send it to: CHiPS, 200 4th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11217-3180.


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To find a list of specific needs for the Soup Kitchen, please visit this Amazon wish list.

To find a list of specific needs for the Frances Residence, please visit this Amazon wish list.


Here’s a list of things our soup kitchen and women’s shelter always needs:

  • Plastic Spoons
  • Plastic Forks
  • Sugar
  • Trash Bags (contractor sized, black)
  • Clear Recycling Bags (contractor sized, clear)
  • Pine-Sol Cleaner
  • Paper Towels
  • Toiletries: shampoo, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant
  • Cleaning Wipes
  • Toilet Paper

Are you interested in making an in-kind donation to CHiPS?

Clothing & Shoes: We accept only seasonal, clean men’s and women’s clothing and shoes Monday – Wednesday 9 am – 11 am or 1 pm – 3 pm. Limit of 2 bags per donation. 

Food: We accept food everyday 9 am – 11 am or 1 pm – 3pm. Please no expired food!

*If you have additional questions or can’t make it during these donation times, give us a call at (718) 237-2962. 


For a donation of $10-$20, you can also purchase one of our greeting cards to commemorate a joyful occasion (cards 1-3) or send in memory of someone (cards 4-5). Be sure to include your instructions in the Notes section as you complete your PayPal transaction.

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Card 4 - memorial card 5 - memorial