Who are we?

Brooklyn Relief Kitchen at Old First (BRK) is a volunteer-led organization founded by a group of restaurant industry professionals to tackle food insecurity in the wake of the Covid 19 pandemic.   We prepare fresh cooked meals and provide relief boxes for distribution by our local frontline community partners.    

Our fundraiser:

Our Food Drive:

Tuesday thru Saturday 10am-2pm we collect non perishable and cash donations. Look for us under the tent in front of Old First Church on 7th Avenue and Carroll Street (729 Carroll St).


BRK in the news

Brooklyn Relief Kitchen featured in brooklynpaper.com in an article by Ben Verde. “A Park Slope-based food bank is seeing no dip in demand as the pandemic drags on, and is plotting ways to continue their effort to keep Brooklynites fed in a post-COVID world.  The Brooklyn Relief Kitchen, a volunteer-led organization that launched in June …

Equipment Wishlist

For your donation convenience B.R.K. has started an Amazon Wishlist for the items we most needed to fulfill our food relief mission. You can purchase items (PPE, coolers, containers etc.) to ship to us directly, OR you can view the list, purchase locally and come on by to drop off and say hello.

Old First Church, under the tent, between 10am and 2pm Monday to Friday – 729 Carroll Street (6th and 7th).

Public Food Drive

Old First Reformed Church (Under the Tent)
729 Carroll Street (Carroll and 7th Ave)

Tuesday thru Saturday 10AM Till 2PM

The general public may donate food and cash in person at the Brooklyn Relief Kitchen Food Drive Tuesday thru Saturday 10am-2pm. We are setup under the tent in front of Old First Church on 7th Avenue and Carroll.

Those in need may also receive non perishable food here.

Urgently Needed Items

  • Pantry Supplies
  • Canned Tuna
  • Canned Fruit
  • Canned Soup
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jellies
  • Crackers
  • Cookies
  • Granola Bars
  • Canned or Dried Beans
  • Dried Fruits/Nuts
  • Shelf Stable Milk
  • Juice
  • Pasta
  • Rice and Grains
  • Flour
  • Sugar
  • Paper Towels
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Sanitizing Wipes
  • Dish Soap
  • Bulk Ingredients
  • Baby Food & Formular
  • Baby Supplies


We need your help to fulfill our mission. Come join us! Meet new people, do some good, and have fun all at the same time!


The kitchen needs help prepping food, sorting donations.


Our drivers deliver food to individuals, groups and our partnering sites.

and more

We need help with fundraising, graphics, cooking, sanitizing, PPE, food donations.

Contact us info@brooklynreliefkitchen.org