We thank Von Thun Farm for providing Bentley with diverse and great amounts of farm fresh produce weekly. Bentley was in need of fresh corn for our clientele and Von Thun Farm certainly provided! We received 26 bags of freshly picked corn for our distribution efforts! A huge thank you to Von Thun Farm for your ongoing support of produce and the bounty of freshly picked corn!
Another volunteer work team from Bloomberg came out to Snyder’s Farm to help pick Aronia berries. Aronia berries, (Chokeberries) are cultivated as ornamental plants and as food products. The sour berries can be eaten raw off the bush, but are more frequently processed. They can be found in wine, jam, syrup, juice, soft spreads, tea, salsa, chili starters, extracts, beer, ice cream, gummies and tinctures. The name “chokeberry” comes from the astringency of the fruits, which create a sensation making one’s mouth pucker.
We thank Bloomberg for their helping hands helping Bentley and Snyder’s Farm for their generous produce donations!
We welcomed employees from Johnson & Johnson this week offering helping hands at Bentley. They all did such great work, sorting through a large amount of fresh foods, sorting and placing into inventory the non-perishables and toiletries we received at our food drive at McCaffrey’s, breaking down numerous boxes, sorting through and stocking quality breads and bakery and processing the beautiful flowers we receive weekly from Trader Joe’s. Thank you so much for helping at Bentley – we appreciate you volunteering and your helping hands!
Thank you to McCaffrey’s in Princeton and to the shoppers that donated non-perishable foods and toiletries to us at our recent food drive! For a summer Saturday in August, we collected over 1,400 lbs. to replenish our inventory and shelves of these much need household staples for our weekly distribution to working families in need in our local communities. Thank you to the helping hands volunteers helping at the food drive!
Thank you to the Highland-Park Phil-Am (Philippine-American) Lions Club of New Jersey for their helping hands on Saturday at the Bentley warehouse facility. Helping hands volunteers are an integral part of our community at Bentley, giving of their time and helping to sort the many provisions we gratefully receive from our generous providers. Thank you!
Another great work team from Bloomberg helped Bentley and volunteered to help harvest eggplant from the fields at Snyder’s Farm. What a bounty was picked – 840 lbs. of beautiful, farm fresh eggplant to distribute to our neighbors in need! Many thanks to Snyder’s Farm and Bloomberg as they help Bentley create access to healthy foods, facilitating healthy diets and nutrition! We certainly appreciate your hard work!
We are so thankful for the bounty of farm, fresh produce we receive weekly from Snyder’s Farm, Von Thun Farm and Rutgers Agricultural Cooperative during the spring/summer/early fall season. Thank you for helping Bentley in our efforts to provide fresh, high quality foods to our clientele families as we create access to healthy foods, facilitating healthy diets and nutrition.
A great team of helping hands volunteers from Bloomberg once again came out to Snyder’s Farm, a provider farm to Bentley, to help with stringing rows of beautiful tomato plants as they grow. Thank you to Bloomberg for helping Bentley and Snyder’s Farm. We always appreciate their help! Thank you to Snyder’s Farm for providing Bentley with farm fresh produce!
Helping hands volunteers are always welcome and needed at Bentley to help with the many tasks associated with our operations. We always appreciate the help when volunteers come to Bentley from Bristol-Myers Squibb to help sort through the box loads of quality, fresh foods and other products we receive from our providers. Rachel, Liz and Tom truly did amazing hard work, helping in so many ways and we thank you!