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In November, TASK partnered with Christ Temple Ministries to open its first meal service location in Ewing. The Ewing location is part of a 14-team partnership that provides meals to the suburbs of Trenton. Since Fall, the church has already served nearly 1,000 meals with plans to serve more. “Part of the vision of the […]

When Kelly Hansen began working at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) in 2000, the adult education program mainly taught people to read. There were no life-skill prep courses; work readiness training did not exist and determining a student’s academic grade level with a computerized assessment tool was unheard of. Times have changed. Today the […]

The Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) now offers a salad bar, giving patrons another healthy meal option to choose from during  meal service and aid in the statewide effort to reduce food waste. The Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) now offers a salad bar, giving patrons another healthy option during meal service while aiding in […]

To say that space is highly coveted at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, is an understatement. Just ask the patrons who frequent TASK’s Share Project – an arts program that was regularly suspended from mid-November to January when its space was taken over by holiday donations. But this year promises to be different since renovations […]

After two years of construction, the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) revealed its bigger and brighter Escher Street headquarters during a Spring grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony. Along with a commemorative slice of cake, nearly 100 visitors were treated to tours of the renovations, TASK’s meal service and self-sufficiency programs. Flanked by soup kitchen trustees, […]

If you’ve been following your local news station lately, you might recognize our friend, Sandro. A few weeks ago, he was featured on the Rachael Ray Show for the huge impact he’s had on the lives of patrons who eat at TASK —  and it all started with one simple idea. Three years ago, after […]