press release
12/12/13 03:43PM

Trinity Cafe Will Open 365 Days a Year in 2014

Breakfast will be served Saturdays and Sundays to those in need. This expansion results in 365 day a year service to the hungry in our community.



TAMPA, Fla. – (December 12, 2013) – After more than twelve years of service, Trinity Cafe ( restaurant for the homeless, hungry and working poor will open its doors to guests 365 days a year beginning January 4, 2014. Since opening in its new location at 2801 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa on April 30th this year the café began planning the major undertaking of providing steadfast, dependable service every day of the year. One in six people in our community don’t have enough to eat daily; it is humane to try and ensure people aren’t hungry. Program director, Cindy Davis says, “I eat on weekends and now so will those less fortunate in Tampa Bay.” The café will continue to serve a three-course chef prepared dinner weekdays at 11:30 A.M. And now, on Saturday and Sunday a hearty, hot breakfast will be served at 9 A.M.


The new weekend hours create more volunteer opportunities for individuals whose work schedules would not otherwise allow. All volunteers must 16 years and older. Those wishing to serve may schedule their time online at


“We are grateful to those in the community who understand the plight of the hungry and wish to help fund these additional meals,” said Jeff Darrey, founding director. “Through the generosity of donations and grants we are optimistic that we will be able to provide this expanded service long term.” About Trinity Cafe: Trinity Cafe (, a 501 (c) (3) non-denominational charity has been a lifeline for the hungry and homeless in Tampa Bay since 2001, having served more than 892,000 restaurant quality meals. Executive Chef Alfred Astl prepares more than 270 meals each day, 52 weeks a year. Trinity Cafe’s mission is to restore a sense of dignity to the hungry and homeless while serving a nutritious meal. We faithfully treat all of God's children with acceptance, compassion, love and respect.


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