2018 Taste of Montclair on September 24 Benefits Toni’s Kitchen

The 2018 Taste of Montclair will be held on Monday, September 24, at the spacious and elegant Richfield Regency, which is located at 420 Bloomfield Avenue in Verona, New Jersey.   All proceeds from The Taste are being donated to local hunger-relief and feeding programs, inclduing Toni’s Kitchen. The Montclair Rotary Foundation, the Club’s not-for-profit…

Renovation at Toni’s Kitchen

Here at Toni’s Kitchen we are flush with excitement over our new bathroom/laundry renovation thanks to a generous grant from The Montclair Foundation.  We had two pressing needs that were covered by the grant: our need to install a washer/dryer and a long-overdue restroom renovation.  The laundry plumbing was installed in the early summer and…

“Neighbors Feeding Neighbors” Food Drive for the 9/11 Day of Service

Toni’s Kitchen would like to thank everyone who participated in our 4th annual “Neighbors Feeding Neighbors” Community-Wide Food Drive as part of the National 9/11 Day of Service.  Neighborhood “Ambassadors” collected healthy non-perishables in support of the Toni’s Kitchen Backpack Program.  The Backpack Program provides nutritious food staples like oatmeal, tuna and peanut butter, in…

Toni’s Kitchen Releases Results of Latest Guest Survey

Toni’s Kitchen has released results of the latest survey of our guests.  We surveyed 105 guests of Toni’s and asked them questions about their health, their food needs, and their social life.  The survey shows that our guests are a diverse group with specific needs.  Gathering the information through this survey will help us tailor…

5 Things You Can Do to Help Fight Hunger In Our Community

Looking to serve your community and fight hunger right here in our community?  We’ve got some great ideas on how you can help: 1. Donate.  Your donation to Toni’s Kitchen helps us fulfill our mission of feeding our guests and those in need in the community.  It’s easy to do!  Just click here: https://4agc.com/donation_pages/057d0c3a-22c0-4e3c-b1fa-0c33e1da1b3a 2. Volunteer.…

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,…