The NYC Love Kitchen came about as a joint effort by the leaders of the Manhattan Bible Church. Located on the corner of 204th Street and Ninth Avenue in the northern section of Manhattan, the doors to the NYC Love Kitchen opened on December 28, 1987. Operating five (5) days a week, the NYC Love Kitchen has served the Inwood/Washington Heights community for over twenty five (25) years and more than one million (1,000,000) individuals have been greeted. Offering freshly cooked meals, the NYC Love Kitchen provides and serves them Monday thru Friday during the hours of 4:30 to 6:30 pm. receiving all individuals without exception. Director Mr. Jewel Jones has headed the efforts of the NYC Love Kitchen from its beginnings to the present. Extending a helping hand to the needy, the NYC Love Kitchen seeks to improve the lives of each individual through the feeding, caring and counseling programs available.