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Toni’s Kitchen Launches Summer Love Campaign

Toni’s Kitchen is excited to announce the launch of its Summer Love Food Program.  Beginning June 25th, Toni’s Kitchen will work with summer camps, preschools, libraries and sports programs to make sure that local children are well fed all summer long. Summer can be a tough time for low-income families.  As school closes, breakfast and…

TONI’S KITCHEN VAN BACK IN ACTION

The Toni’s Kitchen is now back in action on its unending journey to pick up and deliver food to those in need in our community. We want to once again thank our community for the incredible outpouring of assistance and support while the van was missing. Here’s a report from Montclair Local on the recovery…

Volunteer Profile: Aneekah Uddin

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 about ending hunger and the stigma attached to food insecurity. The 17 year old Montclair High School junior says…

Highlighting Toni’s Kitchen Nutrition Goals

At Toni’s Kitchen, nutrition is a critical part of our mission.  We provide food to those in need in our community, and because of that, we always want to make sure that the food we provide is as nutritious as it can be. Sue Burgio is a volunteer who works with Toni’s Kitchen on nutrition. …

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,…