Toni’s Kitchen Partner Profile: Partners for Health Foundation

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One of the big reasons that Toni’s Kitchen is able to fulfill our mission is by working with key partners in the community.  One of our most important partners is the Partners for Health Foundation.  Partners for Health focuses on making the 15 Essex and Passaic County communities they serve healthier, better places to live.…

Call to Action: Help Keep Food Moving to Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens

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The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) helps food banks and pantries transport and store fresh, nutritious food. Almost 20 percent of the food distributed by local hunger-relief organizations, like Toni’s Kitchen, is moved and stored because of TEFAP. We need your help urging Congress to keep this food assistance funding in place. Why? Because 1…

March is National Nutrition Month!

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  March is National Nutrition Month, and so we want to tell you about how we work to make sure our guests receive the best nutrition possible with the meals we serve. At Toni’s Kitchen, we recognize that guests have limited access to fresh fruits and vegetables, adequate amounts of protein, and sufficient quantities of…

HOW TO HELP: Food Donation Guidelines

Thank you for thinking of our guests’ need for nutritious food.  Your food donations help us.  Our food donation guidelines are designed to preserve our guests’ health and address their nutritional needs.   Food Donation Q & A Q: Can I bring leftover food? A: We love leftovers!  But we are also very careful with…

Community Comes Out in Force on MLK Day of Service

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The Montclair community came out in force on the Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service on Monday, January 16, to bring donations and volunteer at Toni’s Kitchen. Schools in the area were particularly active in gathering and donating food to Toni’s. Some highlights from the day: Hillside school kids were at Toni’s helping fill backpacks for…