Meet our Staff

  • Pr. Phil Trzynka

    Executive Director

    Phil provides on-site leadership and direction, oversees finances, fundraising, and communications. In addition to serving as SAFH's Executive Director, Phil is Trinity Lower East Side's Pastor.


    Phone: 212-228-5254 x10

  • Alex Lawrence

    Administrative Director

    Alex helps manage all day to day operations, serving as SAFH's volunteer coordinator, and providing office support/assisting in all aspects of finances. With Na Wu, he runs the Referral Center, connecting our guests with services throughout the city.


    Phone: 212-228-5254 x10

  • Dolores Rodriguez

    Kitchen Director

    Dolores oversees all menu planning and prepares the meals provided in our Soup Kitchen. She also manages and the food provided in our Food Pantry.

  • Gloria Maldonado

    Kitchen Assistant/Pantry Manager

    In addition to assisting Dolores with meal prep, Gloria manages our Food Pantry overseeing distribution of food and helping clients register to receive services.

  • Na Wu

    Client Intake and Chinese Outreach

    Na assists with the soup kitchen and food pantry, with a focus on serving our ever increasing Chinese language speaking clients. She also assists guest with our Referral Center.

  • We're Hiring!

    We're looking to fill two positions here at SAFH. Check out our job descriptions here.