One of the key elements to Toni’s Kitchen community outreach is our Healthy Backpack Program. In this program, Toni’s Kitchen provides backpacks filled with healthy foods to families with food need. We deliver backpacks community partnerships with tutoring programs, early childhood centers, school aftercare programs, and other partners who provide strong programs for families.
Here are the items we need most for our Healthy Backpack Program:
— Peanut Butter (small plastic jars…no glass!)
— Canned tuna fish
— Oatmeal or other healthy cereals
— Apple Sauce
— Beans (canned or bag)
— Pasta Sauce (plastic jars…no glass!)
— Granola Bars
The best time to drop off donations are Thur/Fri/Sat from 9am to 1pm and Sunday from 3 to 4:30pm at Toni’s Kitchen at St. Luke’s Church, 73 S. Fullerton Ave., Montclair, enter through Union Street parking lot.
You can also order backpack food items through Amazon and have them delivered directly to Toni’s Kitchen.
Our Amazon wish list for backpack foods can be found here: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2TVWN1DKN1H2Z/ref=cm_go_nav_hz
Our address is:
73 South Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042
For more information about our Healthy Backpack Program, click here.