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We've loved every minute of our journey

An Idea is Born

DeaconChef, Inc. was born August 2014, as an awakening from God; our Founder and CEO, William Scipio, Jr. was given the vision to impact the homeless community in Baltimore, Maryland, by providing home-cooked meals that not only fed the natural man but their spirits' as well. The ministries first act of service provided breakfast, lunch and dinner to a community of homeless individuals who lived in tents under the bridge that connects Martin Luther King Blvd and Franklin St. in Baltimore, MD. From this point DeaconChef continued to prepared weekly meals to the community, with the added benefit of the homeless community placing special request for meals, that helped to cater to their dietary needs. Since this time, God's vision elevated DeaconChef Inc., and we have been blessed to continue to feed the community at 120 N. Front Street every third Saturday of each month. Preparing meals that feed well over 250 individuals each time. Our "Unity in the Community Days" have flourished with volunteers, donations and support from friends, family and the community of Baltimore.

How Can you help??

Our Wish List

Plates, cups, cutlery, napkins, trash bags, storage bins, office supplies (pens, notepads, stamps, envelopes), tables clothes, folded tables, gift cards to local grocery stores, seasonal items, computer paper and ink.


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Seeking Volunteers:

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Meet our CEO & Founder

William Scipio, Jr. is a native of Baltimore City and has lived in Baltimore, Maryland his entire life. William attended high school at The Blue Ridge School an all boys’ boarding school from 1998-2002. In May 2012 William decided to attend Stratford University of Baltimore, Maryland where he graduated with his Associates of Science in Culinary Arts and Bachelors Degree in Culinary Managment while still working towards his Maters Degree in International Hospitality Management . His bi-cultural background on community collaborations has led him to a number of volunteer opportunities and community leadership roles; Cubmaster for the Boy Scouts of America, President of the Resident Action Committee, Big Brother Big Sister Program, Camp Director of Camp Dream a summer camp and community involvement with BUILD and NO Boundaries. Since August 2014, it was laid on William’s heart to start his feeding the homeless ministry, DeaconChef, Inc.

Our Purpose

Mission Statement:

DeaconChef, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to serve the homeless community in the Greater Baltimore and surrounding areas by providing resources for health, housing and hygiene that will renew hope for better living.

Visions Statement:

DeaconChef, Inc. is a ministry that enriches the lives of the homeless community in the Greater Baltimore and surrounding areas, by providing resources that will aid in the effort to eradicate homelessness and hunger.

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