What We Do

Learn about our operations and programs.

Operations & Programs

Weekly Bulk Food Distribution

Every week, The Food Brigade distributes free boxes of food containing vegetables, fruits, protein, and starches. Our recipients include families and individuals, local food pantries, women & children's shelters, homeless shelters, churches, and other food-relief charities.

Weekly Restaurant Dinner Meal Distribution (March-May 2021)

Beginning in March 2021, The Food Brigade is conducting a limited-run free restaurant meal distribution every Tuesday afternoon. For more information, please visit https://meals.foodbrigade.org.

Meal Preparation & Distribution

The Food Brigade provides home-cooked meals to homeless shelters and to families who are in need due to loss of employment or catastrophic illness or injury.

Food Pantry

The Food Brigade is a Partner Agency of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, and operates a food pantry offering non-perishable foods as well as refrigerated and frozen foods. Please call 201-614-4414 for our current pantry days/hours.

Diaper Distribution (Infant and Adult)

The Food Brigade has access to diapers from the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, which is a member of the National Diaper Bank Network.

Thanksgiving Turkey Drive

Annually, The Food Brigade obtains and distributes turkeys at Thanksgiving time. Project Coordinator: Trustee Hugo Palacios.


Food Brigade volunteers at work