Thank You and Happy New Year!

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All of us at Toni’s Kitchen wish you a healthy and happy 2017!  We want to thank all of the supporters and volunteers who made 2016 such a great year.  Because of your contributions, we were able to provide more than 60,000 meals to the needy in our community.  As the need continues, our work…

Bradford School Donates Proceeds from Walk-A-Thon to Toni’s Kitchen

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Once again this year, the Bradford Elementary School has given another fantastic donation to Toni’s Kitchen from their annual Walk-a-Thon.  Bradford raised $2,404 from their annual event, and have donated the money to Toni’s.   “We know what a great service Toni’s Kitchen provides to families in need in our community and we appreciate your…

Neighbors Feeding Neighbors Fundraising Week a Huge Success!

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Our recent “Neighbors Feeding Neighbors” fundraiser to raise awareness about food insecurity in our community and fund our Healthy Backpack program for one week was a big success!  We were blown away by the support from the community! From over 300 likes and kind words for Officer Guthrie’s good work, to requests to volunteer, to…

Battle Against Hunger Bike Ride a Great Success!

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The 14th annual Battle Against Hunger ride took place a few weeks ago and was a great success!  Our small, but mighty, team of Sybil Eng, Claudia Weber, and Itewari Bryan took on heat, headwinds, and hills as we rode 100 kilometers through beautiful Pennsylvania farm country to raise $7,500 for Toni’s Kitchen.  This money will…

Peace Islands Institute Donates Meat To Toni’s Kitchen

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On Monday, Sept. 12, Muslims celebrated the festival of Eid al-Adha, which includes donating fresh meat to the poor. On Wednesday, Sept. 21, Assemblyman Thomas P. Giblin of Legislative District 34, a Montclair resident, along with Mel Turk, program coordinator of Peace Islands Institute, made presentations of meat at Toni’s Kitchen and St. Peter’s Haven…

Volunteer Profile: Mary Nguyen

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“I am so lucky and have so much. How can I not give back?” —–Huong “Mary” Nguyen, Toni’s Kitchen Volunteer   When you meet Mary Nguyen, you’d never guess by her cheery demeanor that she survived a harrowing journey from Vietnam to start a new life in the United States. Whether she’s cooking soup for…