Stone Soup Cafe

Stone Soup Cafe is Fairbanks’ downtown soup kitchen & serves free, chef-prepared meals for the community 7:30-9:30AM Monday-Friday.

Meals include fresh oatmeal, homemade soup & a hot entree plus cold sandwich lunch to-go.

Regardless of holiday or foul weather – the soup kitchen serves FREE hot breakfasts & cold sack lunches to anyone in need of a good meal in a safe place.

Through the generosity of community donors, soup kitchen volunteers serve tens of thousands of meals annually at the Stone Soup Cafe!

Stone Soup Cafe, Fairbanks, Alaska
Stone Soup Cafe, Fairbanks, Alaska

How Can You Help?


Help serve meals at Stone Soup Cafe.
Volunteers are needed Monday-Friday, 7-10AM. Contact us at 907.452.1974 or for more information about how YOU can help.


The Bread Line is a secular NGO that thrives through the support of the Fairbanks community. Donations make all of the Bread Line’s anti-hunger work possible.

Food donations are critical to our daily operations. Regular donations from Fairbanks Community Food Bank, the Cafe at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital & the generosity of our community make #FeedingFairbanks possible. See the Stone Soup Cafe’s “Wish List” below, to see what the soup kitchen currently needs.

Wish List

  • Lunch snacks: chips, fruit, soft cereal bars, apple sauce, jerky, sweets, etc.
  • Home baked cookies, muffins, bars
  • Creamer
  • Sugar: brown & white
  • Individual tea bags
  • Sliced cheese
  • Lunch meat, any type
  • Powdered juice mix
  • 6 hour chaffing dish fuel
  • 42 gallon garbage can liners (3mil)
  • Clorox
  • PineSol floor cleaner
  • Lysol toilet bowl cleaner
  • Paper towels
  • Napkins
  • Ziplock sandwich bags – sandwich and gallon size
  • Vinyl gloves: small, medium, large, extra-large
  • Lysol spray
  • 4″ deep aluminum hotel pans
  • Dawn dish soap
  • 18″ Aluminum foil
  • 18″ Plastic food wrap
  • 8.5 X 11 printer paper


Other Needed Items:

  • Socks
  • Hats
  • Gloves
  • Multi-vitamins
  • Hand/toe warmers
  • Bottled Water