Center for Food Action in New Jersey
November 16, 2010
Our church, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, in New Milford has been donating food to the Center for Food Acton for several years. When I delivered our food donations. I was always impressed with the caring demonstrated by the staff that works and volunteers there. When I received an email requesting the need for volunteers in the office, I was eager to respond. I have been volunteering in the office since August and continue to be impressed by the compassion and competence demonstrated by the staff dealing with some very difficult situations and stressful times. I am truly pleased and proud to be working with such compassionate people, both staff and volunteers.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
The gratitude shown by the clients and our ability to provide food for those in need has been both humbling and rewarding.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
I would try to find more funding for the many clients who desperately need help, especially those with eviction notices or lack of utilities and mounting medical and housing bills.
Volunteer & I answer phone, take information from clients & schedule times for picking up food packages.