Food distribution totals to date

Our year-end numbers are in (plus a bit of January), and they are sobering.

From the date of The Food Brigade's incorporation (10/1/20) through Wednesday, 1/20/21, we distributed 707,967 pounds of food (354 tons) to those in need in our area, plus milk/chocolate milk. As we head into 2021, we will continue to expand our food distribution operations to help more people dealing with food insecurity in North Jersey and beyond.

OCTOBER 2020:
Total food distributed (including to pantries, social service organizations, women's shelters, & other relief groups): 46,432 pounds (21.2 tons)
Subtotal direct by The Food Brigade to families/individuals: 19,224 pounds (9.61 tons)
Total families directly assisted: 603

NOVEMBER 2020:
Total food distributed: 154,250 pounds (77.1 tons)
Subtotal direct to families/individuals: 21,675 pounds (10.8 tons) [not including turkeys]
Total families directly assisted: 570

DECEMBER 2020:
Total food distributed: 345,060 pounds (172.5 tons)
Subtotal direct to families/individuals: 54,900 pounds (27.5 tons) [not including turkeys & hams]
Total families directly assisted: 1,220

JANUARY TO DATE (through 1/20/21):
Total food distributed: 162,225 pounds (81.1 tons)
Subtotal direct to families/individuals: 34,380 pounds (17.2 tons)

OVERALL TOTALS DISTRIBUTED BY THE FOOD BRIGADE FROM 10/1/20 THROUGH 1/20/21:
Total food distributed: 707,967 pounds (353.98 tons)
Subtotal direct to families/individuals: 130,179 pounds (65.1 tons)