a note of thanks from a recipient family


"I just want to say I am overwhelmed. What you are all doing is just amazing. The box is so fantastic and it made my heart cry with joy."

N.R., mother of school children in Bergen County

"I was teared up the entire time going through the line for box pick up. It is truly a blessed thing to see so many people pulling together. Just AMAZING."

R.D., Bergen County mother

"I'm calling you regarding the food which you delivered yesterday to my house. I'm just calling you to tell you thank you, and to express my gratefulness towards what you did for my family."

N.T., Bergen County mother

"Thank you so much. I just came home and opened the box - it's overwhelmingly generous. Thank you to all the staff."

K.H., resident of Bergen County resident

"Just a shout out...I haven't had my unemployment check in 20 weeks. Thanks to you guys, I had a delicious dinner. I have been borrowing money from my sister but you guys have taken a load off my mind. THANK YOU, THANK YOU."

M.A., Bergen County resident

"I am a single mom and me and my son appreciate your benevolence. It saves us money to pay our other needs ever since we became recipient of the food and grocery that you shared to the needy."

J.S., single mother in Bergen County

"Thank you for delivering our wonderful dinners. You are awesome and I hope you know the depth of appreciation I have for what you do."

P.C., mother in Bergen County

"My mom lives in Rockland County in Section Eight housing. She is on an extremely limited budget. The food you gave her made her happy and really helped stretch her dollars."

Anon., family member in Rockland County

"I wanted to thank you guys so much through my hard time with my family. I finally found a job. I thank you guys from the bottom of my heart."

R.S., resident of Bergen County

"We cannot thank you enough for your support of our center. Your weekly donations of cases of fresh food, including dairy products, juices, fruits, vegetables, meats, and frozen foods has eased food insecurity within our community. Your donation actively works to make life better for those who are affected by domestic violence."

Center for Hope & Safety women's shelter, Rochelle Park, NJ

"You have been a great help to us during these difficult times. Every week we receive from you many boxes full of vegetables, meats, frozen items, fruits, milk and many other wonderful items that our clients wouldn't have the money to buy."

Catholic Charities of Passaic County, Father English Community Center Food Pantry, Paterson, NJ

"Very grateful for all the help and donation you have done to thousands of families in the Kearny and Harrison area."

Peruvian Civic Association of New Jersey, Kearny, NJ

"What a wonderful organization The Food Brigade is! Thank you for all that you do!"

S.R., financial donor

"I saw about your support to the Peruvian community and wanted to tell you thank you. I am a Peruvian. I did not know your organization served the Peruvian community. Let me know how I can help."

AV, Bergen County resident