New Jersey soup kitchen meets kids on their own turf

Philip’s Academy Charter | Newark, NJ

To spare children and teens the embarrassment that sometimes comes with food insecurity and hunger, Toni’s Kitchen in Montclair, NJ packs backpacks with meals that kids can pick up from their schools to deliver to their families in need.

Produced by Produced by Marcelle Brooks, Kailani Day, Jalsa Drinkard, Savannah Love, Elijah Mosley, Oluwatofunmi Olatubosun, Kelsey Roberson and Lunabella Roman, students at Philips Academy in Newark, New Jersey. Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educators Sharon Alonzo and Sara Mosle, with assistance from William Blackman, a volunteer from Montclair High School in Montclair, New Jersey. Mentor support provided by NJTV.


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