TASK Partners with RISE Food Pantry for the Soup Kitchen’s First Drive-By Food Distribution

The line seemed endless. That’s what one volunteer observed on a recent Saturday morning as he and others loaded up another vehicle with frozen chicken, fresh produce and other goods during a drive-thru food pantry sponsored by Rise and the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen that fed nearly 1,300 families – the largest draw since the […]

SEPTEMBER MARKS AWARENESS CAMPAIGN TO FIGHT HUNGER – CHECK OUT TASK’S HUNGER ACTION CALENDAR FOR 30 SIMPLE WAYS TO FIGHT HUNGER ALL MONTH LONG

Next month kicks off Hunger Action Month and for the third year in a row, TASK will join anti-hunger advocates nationwide, spotlighting the chronic struggle millions of Americans have with food access. Created in 2008 by Feeding America, the largest US-based hunger-relief, advocacy and education organization, Hunger Action Month is dedicated to encouraging everyone to effectively implement ways to […]

TASK AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS KEEP SENIORS FED DURING PANDEMIC

In March when New Jersey began implementing measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus, 92-year-old Evelyn Kassus sheltered in place. Up until then, the Princeton resident was active. She belonged to a knitting group, volunteered in the community and did her own food shopping to supplement the weekly meals she received from the Trenton […]