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…