Toni's Kitchen

Who Are Our Guests? Toni’s Kitchen Releases New Survey

In 2014, Toni’s Kitchen Advisory Committee member and longtime volunteer Pat Moulton, in collaboration with Claire Bonesteel, a Montclair High School student and summer volunteer, put together a survey questionnaire to learn more about the guests served by Toni’s Kitchen.  The survey explored why our guests come to Toni’s, what services they use, and how…

Backpack Program Grows

Toni’s Kitchen is using the simple backpack to make a large impact against hunger in our community.  We are packing and distributing hundreds of backpacks each week to local programs that reach people in need.  One of the ways we distribute backpacks is through a local tutoring program for low-income families that supplies food to…

Toni’s Kitchen Reaches Out To Families

Poverty in families can be especially devastating.  Toni’s Kitchen connects with low-income families through tutoring programs, mentoring and counseling groups, and summer camps.  By providing food at these gatherings, we help improve family nutrition while preserving respects and dignity. In 2014, Toni’s served 5,940 meals through these community programs. In addition, 1200 backpacks, containing healthy…

HOW TO HELP: We Need Coats for our Winter Coat Drive

With Fall in the air, it won’t be long before everyone will be needing their winter coats.  At Toni’s, we are collecting coats for distribution to our guests when the weather gets colder. If you have a gently used adult coat you would like to donate, you can drop it off at the kitchen during…

Girl Scout Troop Runs Food Drive for Toni’s Kitchen

Local Girl Scout Troop 20014 recently ran a food drive for Toni’s Kitchen.  On Saturday, October 4, the Troop delivered a full 2 vans worth of food to Toni’s!  What an amazing job by these enterprising young women! Troop 20014 used a food drive kit provided by the Partner for Health Foundation.  The mission of the…