Our Staff


Patti Trustan

Director of Development


As Director of Development, Patti oversees the organization's day-to-day operations with the support of the board of directors, volunteer coordinator, and outreach coordinator.  

Patti sits on the Human Services Advisory Council and is an active member of the Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce. 

Patti has been working in the non-profit field for more than 16 years.  Her passion for helping her community is unyielding.  Nothing makes her happier than being able to help those in need. 

A life-long resident of Ocean County, Patti was raised in Toms River and Island Heights.  When not working, Patti enjoys reading and spending time with her two daughters, family, and friends.



Amanda Brunas

Outreach Coordinator


Amanda Brunas is the Outreach Coordinator at A Need We Feed. Having earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from Stockton University, She has over 9 years of experience working for local non-profit organizations, and social service agencies, providing case management and services to communities and people in need. Outside of work, Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children, baking, and reading.



Amy McKeon

Volunteer Coordinator


Amy McKeon was an office manager working with a clinical social worker for many years in Toms River, NJ.  Amy is currently the Volunteer Coordinator at A Need We Feed. She has been working with local non-profit organizations for the past eight years and is dedicated to providing support and compassion within her community.  

A resident of Toms River for twenty years, Amy was raised in Tunkhannock, Pa. When not working, she can be found enjoying time with her family & friends, photography, music, new adventures, walking, and just being creative.