The Food Brigade distributes 32 TONS of food on 12/9/20


a Food Brigade operation in progress

On Wednesday, December 9, 2020, The Food Brigade distributed 63,600 pounds of food, plus 1,512 gallons of milk & 486 half-gallons of chocolate milk, to food-insecure families and individuals in northern New Jersey and southeastern New York.

Our recipients included:

  • families & individuals using our drive-through food distribution operation;
  • the Dumont NJ Food Pantry;
  • the Bergenfield NJ Food Pantry;
  • Father English Community Center food pantry in Paterson, NJ;
  • Christ Episcopal Church food pantry in Teaneck, NJ;
  • Mt Zion Baptist Church in Leonia, NJ;
  • the Social Service Association of Ridgewood, which serves Glen Rock, Ho-Ho-Kus, Midland Park, Ridgewood, Waldwick, and Wyckoff, NJ;
  • the Tenafly Senior Center in Tenafly, NJ;
  • Vantage Health System Group Homes in Ridgefield Park, Teaneck, and Bergenfield, NJ;
  • N.J. Food & Clothing Rescue in Little Ferry, NJ;
  • American Eagle Food Pantry in Lodi, NJ;
  • Families for Families in Wyckoff, NJ;
  • Strangers Helping Strangers in Garfield, NJ;
  • Rise To Inspire Ministries in Palisades Park, NJ;
  • Calvary United Methodist Church in Dumont, NJ;
  • Spring Valley United Methodist Church in Spring Valley, NY;
  • Church of the Good Shepherd in Bergenfield, NJ;
  • Grace and Truth Community Church in Dumont, NJ;
  • First United Methodist Church in Ridgefield Park, NJ;
  • Built Together in Christ Church in Dumont, NJ; and
  • Connex4NPO in Westwood, NJ.

For more information, plus photos from the day's operations, please visit https://www.facebook.com/foodbrigadeUSA/posts/179135637253192