Chicken Soup Hotline

Chicken Soup Hotline will re-open on September 23rd for fall semester. We look forward to helping you then!

The Chicken Soup Hotline, a student-led volunteer initiative, delivers kosher-style matzah ball soup (vegetarian option available upon request) to sick students, at no cost. At this time, we are not able to provide gluten free options.  If you’re feeling sick, or if you know someone who is feeling sick, you may fill out the form below to place your soup order.

Order & Deliveries:

  • Please make sure your soup orders are submitted before 3:00pm if you’d like the soup to be delivered that night.Any soup orders submitted after 3:00pm or during the weekend will be delivered on the next soup delivery evening.
  • Our student deliverers can only deliver to your soup recipient if they receive a confirmation text of address and delivery time BEFORE 4:00pm. If your soup recipient responds after 4:00pm, their delivery will be made the following day. Please make sure your student’s phone number you’ve listed on your order form is correct!
  • Soups will be delivered during the academic year by our student volunteers Monday through Thursdaybetween 5:00pm and 8:00pm.

PLEASE NOTE – We do NOT deliver the following days/times: 

  • Friday – Sunday
  • Jewish, Secular, or University holidays
  • Winter & Spring Break
  • During the summer months

*If it is not convenient for the soup to be delivered in the evenings, you may make arrangements to pick up the soup at Hillel from 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday to Thursday.

Would you like to volunteer with the Chicken Soup Hotline?
If you would like to volunteer to deliver soups, please call (814) 863-3816 or email

Support Soup!
If you would like to make a gift to support our programming and the Chicken Soup Hotline, please click here.