Anne Mernin was born and raised here in Montclair, and she raised her three kids here as well. Anne is beloved in the community for her work as the director of
Toni's Kitchen and for the countless hours she puts in on behalf of our kids as the
vice president of the Montclair Board of Education. She took a few minutes out of her busy schedule to tell us more about her
passion for community service and
what inspires her.
Q: What is Toni's Kitchen?
A: Toni's Kitchen is best known for its soup kitchen where we serve deeply nutritious, homemade meals four days a week. We provide over 52,000 healthy meals a year...We also provide on-site connections with medical, dental and wellness programs, as well as individual therapy sessions, preventive case management and exercise programs...more.