Fragrant Fruits in the PCS Kitchen

Fragrant Fruits in the PCS Kitchen

Walk into the busy Promise Culinary School kitchen on any given class day and you’re likely to be overwhelmed by the delightful aromas emanating from the students’ current project. That was the case recently when Jennifer and her classmates were grilling fruits that they had first brushed with a glaze of sugar and cinnamon.  Skewered

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Meet Jennifer, Promise Culinary Student

Meet Jennifer, Promise Culinary Student

Arriving in Mercer County as a survivor of domestic violence with two small children to support, Jennifer would hardly have been expected to volunteer her time to help others.  But that’s what she was doing a few months ago at an organization that helps the homeless when her food preparation skills were noticed by a woman

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Kitchen Repair Fund for Equipment Repairs

Kitchen Repair Fund for Equipment Repairs

Our mission is to use “Food to Change Lives” and provide guests with quality meals 365 days a year. Last January we served 12,749 meals.  Today we are asking you to help us to continue to make this possible by donating to our “Kitchen Repair Fund.” Kitchen Equipment Needs Include: $3,865 for the grease trap

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“Let’s Cook” Brings Families and Friends Together

“Let’s Cook” Brings Families and Friends Together

Eight-year-old Jaden had so much fun washing cookware that he soaked his shirt with the power spray. Meanwhile, his big brother Israel was so confident slicing vegetables that he was soon teaching his mother. At another prep station, teens Sharif, 16, and Sarah, 14, vied over who could roll out the roundest pizza dough. Under

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MLK Day of Service at Elijah’s Promise

To commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy of fighting for racial and economic justice and building power through community, Elijah’s Promise and the New Brunswick Community Food Alliance partnered to host a day of service for families and students at 211 Livingston Ave. Participants made bagged lunches for the Elijah’s Promise...

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Elijah’s Promise Names New Executive Director

Elijah’s Promise Names New Executive Director

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Michelle Wilson, who began her career at Elijah’s Promise in 2006 as its development and community relations director, has been named to lead the non-profit food sustainability and social service agency as its third Executive Director, announced Marylynn Matacera, President of the Board of Trustees. A resident of...

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Mercado Esperanza | A Kresge FreshLo Project

Mercado Esperanza | A Kresge FreshLo Project

The Mercado Esperanza will be a vibrant, community market celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit, cultural heritage and artistic soul of New Brunswick’s diverse population and the Esperanza Neighborhood. In the area of New Brunswick that is adjacent to the French Street commercial corridor, this project will develop a vibrant place of...

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Community Kitchen Guest Turns Philadelphia Congresswoman

Community Kitchen Guest Turns Philadelphia Congresswoman

Donna Bullock believes in Elijah’s Promise. Now a Pennsylvania State Representative of Philadelphia’s 195th District, Donna grew up in New Brunswick and frequented our Community Soup Kitchen with her mother and grandmother. It was at our community soup kitchen that Donna found a place of comfort and learned the importance of giving back...

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