Catholic Charities’ Elmira Community Kitchen will serve Christmas Dinner from 2-3 P.M. on Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25, 2018. Located at 160 High Street, Elmira, (Saints Peter and Paul Church Community Center), the Elmira Community Kitchen has served dinner on Christmas Day since 1981.

Sign up to volunteer to help prepare or serve Christmas Dinner by calling 734-9784 ext. 2135 or emailing Kathy Dubel by December 14. Donations of half-hams, fresh tangerines and packets of hot cocoa mix are welcome. To donate food or volunteer, please call 734-9784 ext. 2135 by Friday, December 14.

Meals are served daily Monday through Friday and the last Saturday of the month year-round, as well as Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter. More than 20,000 neighbors came to the Elmira Community Kitchen for meals during 2018.

Monetary donations are needed to help keep the Elmira Community Kitchen operating in 2019. Checks payable to Elmira Community Kitchen can be mailed to Catholic Charities, 215 East Church Street, Elmira 14901.