The Food Brigade distributes 37 TONS of food on 12/18/20

a Food Brigade operation in progress

On Friday, December 18, 2020, The Food Brigade distributed 73,878 pounds of food, plus 1,512 gallons of milk and 486 half-gallons of chocolate milk, to food-insecure families and individuals in North Jersey and Southeastern New York.

Our recipients included:

  • families & individuals using our drive-through food distribution operation and our home delivery service to those without cars;
  • 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;
  • St Andrew's Church food pantry in Westwood, 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;
  • 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