Whole Foods Sets April 18th to Help Hunger Relief

Whole Foods Sets April 18th to Help Hunger Relief

Whole Foods Market’s community giving days, also known as “5% Days,” are designed to help a local nonprofit or educational organization.  Customers can support the selected organizations simply by shopping at certain stores on a selected date.  Elijah’s Promise was selected through from a very competitive application to...

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Happy Birthday, Elijah’s Promise!

Happy Birthday, Elijah’s Promise!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ELIJAH’S PROMISE…today we turn 30 years old! We are honored to have served our amazing community for the last thirty years. We are overwhelmed with gratitude for all of our volunteers, donors, board members, staff and friends who helped us get to this point! You make the work of Elijah’s Promise...

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30th Anniversary Story: Princess Jane

30th Anniversary Story: Princess Jane

As Elijah’s Promise celebrates our 30th Anniversary Year we are reposting an old blog about Jane Betz, of blessed memory, who was one of the founders of Elijah’s Promise. Jane was an extraordinary women whose legacy of serving every guest who walks through our doors with respect and dignity lives on in the work of

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Food, Health and the Pursuit of Betterment

Food, Health and the Pursuit of Betterment

Nimit Shah, March 7, 2019 Food insecurity, the state of being without suitable access to necessary quantity of affordable and nutritious food is a spectrum which spans from the individual level to the national level. To battle the various factors which give food insecurity its power, methods which intervene along all its levels should be...

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Adopt a Month at the Community Soup Kitchen!

Adopt a Month at the Community Soup Kitchen!

Elijah’s Promise is announcing the new Adopt a Month’s Rent Program at the Community Soup Kitchen! Elijah’s Promise relies on support from community donors like you to continue to fight hunger and change lives in the New Brunswick community. The Elijah’s Promise Community Soup Kitchen in new Brunswick serves almost 300...

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Social Services Connections

As a child, I was constantly reading whatever books I could get my hands on. I became especially fascinated with characters’ stories and and their unique backgrounds. I was a very inquisitive kid, always asking adults around me about how satisfied they were with their careers and lives, what path and experiences led them to

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Garlic Planting Party

Garlic Planting Party

Promise Agriculture is winding down for the season, so we decided to have a party to celebrate! A Garlic Planting Party, to be exact. After surveying the chefs at Promise Culinary School and the Community Soup Kitchen, we determined that one of the most common ingredients across many of the meals we prepare is garlic.

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Promise Garden Nourishes in Many Ways

Promise Garden Nourishes in Many Ways

On a steamy day in the middle of an early July heat wave, 16-year-old Dakota Lord was exactly where he wanted to be: tending the new “U-Pick” beds at Promise Garden in the heart of New Brunswick that would serve local residents who might not otherwise have access to fresh produce. “I felt like there

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PCS Grads Follow Their Passion

PCS Grads Follow Their Passion

“Your dreams really can come true,” Carolina Moratti told the newest alumni of Promise Culinary School at their graduation ceremony on June 15 attended by dozens of proud family members. The 14 graduates of the culinary and baking and pastry programs heard how Carolina pursued her own dreams after graduating from PCS 11 years ago.

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Chef’s Night Was a Success!

Chef’s Night Was a Success!

More than 450 guests dined on gourmet small plates, fine wines and spirits, and mouth-watering desserts at Chef’s Night 2018 on June 11 to support Promise Culinary School. Over 30 of the area’s finest  restaurants along with an array of food and beverage businesses served some of their best creations and products to the sellout

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Mercado Esperanza Returns July 15th

Mercado Esperanza Returns July 15th

The next Mercado Esperanza of the season will bring food, art and music to Joyce Kilmer Park (143 Joyce Kilmer Ave.) in New Brunswick from noon to 6 p.m., Sunday, July 15th.  The Mercado features vendors and local entrepreneurs, artists and musicians. It is operated collaboratively by Elijah’s Promise, New Brunswick Tomorrow and coLAB...

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