We thank Bloomberg for their ongoing support! Each week a team of numerous helping hands employee volunteers from Bloomberg is at Bentley helping us with our intake of high quality, fresh food provisions, sorting and packing, unloading our box truck, placing product where it needs to be, breaking down endless boxes and helping set up our facility for distribution to our clientele families. We so appreciate your help!
Bentley had a very successful food drive recently where we collected non-perishables and toiletries to replenish our shelves and inventory. Thank you to Shop Rite, the generous community of shoppers for their generous donations and the group of helping hands volunteers. We received approximately 2,000 lbs.!
We are so thankful to all of our generous providers for their weekly ongoing support by giving us such high quality, healthy and fresh provisions helping Bentley feed so many. Thank you for helping us create access to diverse food provisions and facilitating healthy diets and nutrition, as we re-distribute these high quality foods weekly to our clientele families.
We recently held a Health & Wellness workshop for our clientele families. This workshop was facilitated by a truly dynamic Terry Lynch, MHS, DPT who has offices in Hillsborough. What an amazing workshop where we learned so many tools and tips as we look ahead to better health and wellness through 2018 and beyond. Thank you, Terry for a great workshop!
Since our start in August, 2013 through year ending December, 2017, Bentley has re-distributed 1,005,256 lbs. of food provisions! Thank you to all of our generous providers for helping us to provide high quality, mostly fresh foods, as we create access to and facilitate healthy diets and nutrition through our distribution efforts.
Thank you, Princeton University, for partnering with us as we both practice food sustainability. The diversity of fresh, healthy prepared foods are truly delicious and so welcome by the working families in our program!
Read the article by Princeton University: https://www.princeton.edu/news/2018/01/25/saving-food-one-ounce-time
Since 2013, the staff and families of The Learning Experience of Belle Mead have graciously provided Christmas holiday gifts to the children 10 years and under of the clientele families in the Bentley program. This is truly a gift of gracious giving! We thank everyone at The Learning Experience for their thoughtfulness and wonderful gifts. This truly makes a difference for these families.
Please consider giving to Bentley Community Services during the season of giving and even year round for your tax-deductible generous charitable donation. You may choose to donate through our website via PayPal on the Donations page or send your generous donation by check to Bentley Community Services, PO Box 1093, Belle Mead, NJ 08502. We need your support and are grateful for your generous donations!
A large volunteer team from BMS came to Bentley to help sort through the abundance of fresh and non-perishables foods, flowers, plants and other goods received from our generous providers! The many helping hands did such tremendous and great work as they also sorted through the many boxes of donated provisions from the BMS employee food drive that was held recently for Bentley. Thank you so much for your help and support! The rays of the sun on the group is amazing!