Toni’s Kitchen “Neighbors Feeding Neighbors” Food Drive On 9/11

On Friday September 11, Toni’s Kitchen held its first Neighbors Feeding Neighbors Community-Wide Food Drive. The project was part of a National 9/11 Day of Service where neighborhood “Ambassadors” collected healthy non-perishables in support of Toni’s Kitchen  Backpack Program.  Every week, Toni’s Kitchen provides backpacks filled with nutrious staples for low-income families in our community.11…

Toni’s Kitchen Helps Seniors

Many of the guests at Toni’s Kitchen are seniors, and they often have special needs that require special care. Our meals are nutritionally balanced to provide needed fresh fruits and vegetables, adequate amounts of protein, and sufficient quantities of whole grains and dairy.  We also provide guests with food to take with them to help stretch…

Bloomfield Schools Donate to Toni’s Kitchen

Toni’s Kitchen received a wonderful donation in mid-August from the Liberty Academy school garden in Bloomfield.  Liberty Academy is a program at Bloomfield High School that is located at Bloomfield College.  Jorge Carvalho, a science teacher at the Academy and Michael Palmieri, an Adjunct Professor at Bloomfield College, donated a big portion of fresh vegetables…

Toni’s Kitchen Marches in July 4th Parade

A little bit of rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of our volunteers as Toni’s Kitchen marched in this year’s Montclair town July 4th parade.  With the Toni’s Kitchen van (re-imagined as a parade float!) leading the way, our group of dedicated volunteers marched the 1.6-mile parade route.  Thousands of residents lined the route, and you…

Celebrating Our Volunteers

On Friday, June 26, a volunteer appreciation dinner was held at St. Luke’s Church in honor of the many volunteers who donate their time at Toni’s Kitchen.  The dinner was just a small note of appreciation for the incredible hard work that all of our volunteers do every day to make Toni’s the special place…