Meet 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.

Danielle Bisignano

Volunteer Coordinator

Danielle started with A Need We Feed as a volunteer in 2020. She has her real estate license travel business and some nights, you can find her working at Charlie’s Pizza in Manchester; it’s clear she loves to be surrounded by people. 

She is a mom to her 7-year-old son and enjoys spending time with her family. When she is not working, you can catch Danielle and her son Carter on a flight ready to explore new adventures and destinations.