Listening In The Kitchen–A Toni’s Kitchen Podcast

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Toni’s Kitchen is proud to present “Listening in the Kitchen,” a new podcast that tells the story of Toni’s Kitchen in a new way–through audio interviews with volunteers and guests of Toni’s Kitchen.  “Listening in the Kitchen” was produced by Toni’s Kitchen volunteer Elinor Meeks, and portrays a unique community resource that functions as a…

Montclair Foundation Grant Helps Toni’s Kitchen

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The Montclair Foundation recently awarded Toni’s Kitchen a grant to help support our growing Food Outreach Program.  We were able to purchase a beautiful, new 3 door refrigerator as well as get started on some much needed carpentry work.  Thank You Montclair Foundation!! The Montclair Foundation is a nonprofit that awards grants to charitable organizations in the…

Happy Summer!

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Summer is here!!! Leaving town for vacation this summer? Don’t come back to spoiled food! Bring us any unopened, unexpired food from your fridge or cabinets and we will get it to a family with food need. It’s easy to think of others during the summer!

Volunteer Profile: Jana Joyce

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It’s 9 AM at Toni’s Kitchen and lead chef Jana Joyce is already a whirl of activity. She’s jump-starting the prep work: hauling a crate of potatoes from the pantry to a kitchen counter, starting the roux for today’s soup and peeling about three dozen carrots. With her iphone blasting Aretha and a quick jolt of coffee, Jana is ready…

A “Toni’s” Story

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Richard (not his real name), a middle-aged guest at Toni’s Kitchen, has had serious health issues, one of which was treated by surgery within the past year.  This surgery had to be postponed more than once until his blood pressure was brought under control.   When Richard came to our blood pressure screening last Thursday,…

Battle Against Hunger Bike Ride to Benefit Toni’s Kitchen

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Once again this year, volunteers from Toni’s Kitchen will be riding to fight hunger in the annual “Battle Against Hunger” bike ride to raise money for Toni’s.  The ride will take place from September 9-11.  Volunteers will participate in a 2-day, 200-mile adventure bike ride from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania through picturesque Lancaster to Washington Crossing Historic Park.  All…