Volunteer Profile: Aneekah Uddin

Editor’s Note: April is National Volunteer Month.  To help celebrate our volunteers, we present this Toni’s Kitchen Volunteer Profile. Volunteer Profile: Aneekah Uddin by Suzanne Roth “Once you volunteer at Toni’s Kitchen, it opens your eyes to a hidden hunger problem you didn’t even know existed in the suburbs.” —Aneekah Uddin Aneekah Uddin is passionate…

Volunteers Wanted for Toni’s Kitchen Gardens

Toni’s Kitchen is looking for some help in our garden!  We are looking for someone to lead our gardening efforts for this season.  We’re also interested in anyone willing to volunteer to help us in our gardens. In our small but productive gardens, we grow vegetables and herbs to add to the meals that we…

10 Ways to Fight Food Waste

Tufts University has created some great tips on how you can fight food waste.  Take a look and help fight hunger in your own home! By Danielle Nierenberg, N01, and Marisa Tsai, N18 How should we all combat food waste locally? Here are some things you can do to make the most of the groceries…

All About Our Healthy Backpack Program

Food insecurity in families can be especially devastating.  Inadequate nutrition impacts early brain development, increases the potential for learning gaps and emotional disabilities in children and contributes to stress and instability in families.  Toni’s Kitchen provides backpacks filled with healthy foods to families with food need. We do this through community partnerships with tutoring programs,…