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Trenton Area Soup Kitchen

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A-TEAM Art Show and SHARE Project Performance at Bucks County Community College

Thursday, October 1st from 4:30pm – 6:00pm, the public is invited to attend a celebration of A-TEAM art and hear original poetry and play readings from TASK’s SHARE Project. The exhibition is on display in the Bucks County Community College Library and consists of 26 works of A-TEAM art and a collection of writings from TASK’s Adult Education Program students and writers participating in The SHARE Project. All are invited to the reception to meet the ATEAM Artists and to hear SHARE Artists perform original work.

The Bucks County Community College Library is located at 275 Swamp Road, Newton, Pennsylvania. For more information about the ATEAM please contact Susan Darley at (609) 921-1825 or sandarley@gmail.com. For information about The SHARE Project, contact Jaime Parker at (609) 695-5456 x 105 or jaimep@trentonsoupkitchen.org.

A-TEAM Art Show and SHARE Project Performance


Best Cookie in the World Contest

Do you make the best cookies in the world…? Do you want to eat the best cookies in the world…? October 18th Sarah Seidel Sisterhood of Bordentown hosts their annual Cookie Contest at the Rutgers Ecocomplex. Cookies must be submitted between 8 and 10 am the day of the competition. Cookie chomping occurs between 3 pm and 5 pm. All proceeds benefit Sarah Seidel Sisterhood of Bordentown and the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen. For more information you can visit http://www.mycookiesarebetterthanyourcookies.org. Skip lunch to leave room for dessert!


Student Recognition Breakfast

On Friday August 21st, TASK held its annual Student Recognition Breakfast for the TASK Adult Education Program (AEP) students. The Breakfast acknowledged student attendance, participation and personal achievements within the AEP. During breakfast, participants in TASK’s new music program played a five song set followed by poets from the TASK SHARE Project who read original works for the eighty-two attendees. Each student received a back pack with hygiene products and a picture frame. TASK concluded the ceremony awarding Marcia Reid with a scholarship as well acknowledging Richard Howard for successfully passing the GED test.

Student Recognition Breakfast


Back to School Bonanza

From August 16th to August 20th TASK prepared back to school back packs for students of all ages. Over 350 Bags were donated to the kitchen along with hundreds of miscellaneous school supplies more than doubling TASK totals from last year. Bags were separated by the child’s grade; each bag contained a composition book, two spiral notebooks, with packages of pens and pencils. Students entering 6th grade or younger received makers, crayons, and other artistic supplies, while grades 7 through 12 received calculators, protractors and rulers. Thank you to the many individuals and the following companies and organizations who donated: ETS, Blackwell, Blackwell: Swerve Point LLC, Merrill Lynch, Covance, NJ Readers, Supplemental Food Programs, World Events Inc., NJ Com. of Higher Education, and Philadelphia Insurance Companies. The backpacks and supplies were greatly appreciated. A special thanks goes to Justiceworx volunteers for packing the bags and Ms. Rita and her team for distributing them.

Back to School Bonanza


Trenton Area Soup Kitchen receives 4 star rating from Charity Navigator

For the fifth consecutive year the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) received the highest 4 star rating from America's premier independent charity evaluator, Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is a private nonprofit organization that highlights the works of efficient charities providing donors with further information to help make charitable choices. TASK was recognized for its ability to efficiently manage and grow its finances while executing its mission in a responsible manner. To learn more, visit http://www.charitynavigator.org.

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We are in need of Food and Hygiene Donations

Current Items Needed

  • Canned Soup - all varieties.
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Deodorant
  • Razors
  • Shampoo
  • Hand/Body lotion
  • Chef Boy R' De microwave cans
  • Powdered Milk

Delivery hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00am to 5:00pm and Friday from 8:00am to 1:00pm.



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