Toni's Kitchen

Toni’s Kitchen Services for Seniors

At Toni’s Kitchen, a large percentage of our guest population is made up of seniors.  Seniors often have special needs and circumstances, and we provide many services for them: MEAL PROGRAM: We welcome everyone to a healthy meal served every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11:30-1:00 pm.  Take-away food is available at the end of…

So Many Ways to Give

There are so many ways to donate to Toni’s Kitchen to help us fight hunger and improve the lives of people in need in our community: Gift Designation You can donate money and direct your donation to a specific areas of Toni’s Kitchen.  You can designate your gift for our Healthy Backpack Program, for Mental…

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

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…

Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening Schedule

Toni’s Kitchen provides free, regular screening for blood pressure and glucose for our guests as part of our continuing efforts to improve guests’ health and foster independence. Here is the upcoming schedule for blood pressure and glucose screenings:   April 13: Blood pressure and glucose April 20: Blood pressure May 11: Blood pressure and glucose May…

Community Comes Out in Force on MLK Day of Service

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…

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

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!

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!

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

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…