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 […]

Business Community Helps Trenton Area Soup Kitchen Meet Growing Needs

When the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) closed its main dining room and suspended programs in March to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, TASK staffers contemplated next steps, and most importantly considered how to keep people fed. With combined contributions surpassing $100,000, Bank of America, BlackRock, Inc. and the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation […]