A Night To Thank Our Volunteers

Close to 100 student nutrition program volunteers--parents, community volunteers and educational professionals--enjoyed an evening of good food and friendship in celebration of their efforts to contribute to the ability of children and youth to be well-nourished and succeed in school.   The annual May event hosted by Brant Food For Thought was held at the [...]

By | 2017-06-23T17:34:29+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|BFFT News, Events|Comments Off on A Night To Thank Our Volunteers

8th Annual Breakfast For Champions Has Carrot Appeal

Another great breakfast for a great cause!  This time with a little carrot appeal.  Together, we exceeded our goal by raising over $14,000.00 to support student nutrition programs in Brantford and Brant! With close to 200 guests in attendance, the foyer was abuzz with conversation and comraderie over coffee, silent auctions items and, new this [...]

By | 2017-05-05T11:43:12+00:00 May 4th, 2017|BFFT News, Events, Press Release|Comments Off on 8th Annual Breakfast For Champions Has Carrot Appeal

Volunteers Recognized for Service

Volunteers Recognized for Service On Friday April 7, 2017, volunteers from 4 student nutrition programs were recognized by Dave Levac, MPP for Brant for their volunteer service.  Adults are recognized for the length of time they have volunteered for one organization from 5-65 years and youth are recognized for 2 or more years.  The 2017 [...]

By | 2017-04-13T16:34:35+00:00 April 13th, 2017|BFFT News|Comments Off on Volunteers Recognized for Service

Liaison College South Coast Supports Brant Food For Thought

Pictured above (L to R):  Gisèle Budgell, Program Director Brant Food For Thought and Chef Tracy Winkworth,  Liaison College South Coast. Owner/operator Chef Tracy Winkworth of Liaison College South Coast, along with her students, recently hosted a Chili Cook Off at the Brantford Campus on Roy Boulevard, with proceeds to support Brant Food For Thought [...]

By | 2017-03-17T12:47:45+00:00 March 17th, 2017|BFFT News, Events|Comments Off on Liaison College South Coast Supports Brant Food For Thought

All Aboard Model Railroad Enthusiasts In Support of Student Nutrition

2017 Brantford, Port Dover & Simcoe MODEL RAILROAD LAYOUT TOUR The 11th Annual Model Railroad Layout Tour is coming Saturday April 8, 2017 in support of Brant Food For Thought and student nutrition programs.  For tickets and information, visit Eventbrite.

By | 2017-03-17T11:31:19+00:00 March 17th, 2017|BFFT News, Events, Press Release|Comments Off on All Aboard Model Railroad Enthusiasts In Support of Student Nutrition

Save The Date! 8th Annual Breakfast For Champions

Brant Food For Thought and Title Sponsor, Investors Group, will be hosting the 8th Annual Breakfast For Champions charity breakfast gala on Tuesday May 2, 2017 in support of student nutrition programs. Tickets are already half sold!  Don’t miss your opportunity to enjoy a great breakfast for a great cause! Sponsorship opportunities still available. To [...]

By | 2017-03-07T16:41:43+00:00 March 7th, 2017|BFFT News, Events, Press Release|Comments Off on Save The Date! 8th Annual Breakfast For Champions

Toonies For Tummies 2017 Campaign In Full Swing

The 2017 Toonies For Tummies Campaign is in full swing at participating grocery store locations.  Until February 23, visit your local Metro St. Paul Avenue, Food Basics King George Road or Food Basics Lynden Park Mall in Brantford to give your toonie to help fill a tummy. Although each store has a unique fundraising goal, [...]

By | 2017-02-17T16:02:08+00:00 February 17th, 2017|BFFT News, Events, Press Release|Comments Off on Toonies For Tummies 2017 Campaign In Full Swing

Charity of Hope Brantford “Rockin’ Our World” With Their Generosity

Charity of Hope Brantford comes through once again with a generous donation of $5,000 to support student nutrition programs in Brantford.  Their 2nd annual fundraising event, a Valentine's themed "Rock Your World Dinner & Dance", featured the music of Steven Branchaud & The Ugly Dog, along with sumptuous hors d'oeuvres and a delicious Italian meal [...]

By | 2017-02-15T15:25:08+00:00 February 15th, 2017|BFFT News, Events|Comments Off on Charity of Hope Brantford “Rockin’ Our World” With Their Generosity

Toonies For Tummies 2017 Campaign Starts February 9th

Toonies For Tummies, returns February 9-23.  YOUR TOONIES ARE MAKING AN IMPACT IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN IN YOUR NEIGHBOURHOODS.  100% of Toonies raised in Brantford stores goes to Brant Food For Thought, to support the purchase of nutritious foods for student nutrition programs in Brantford. In fact, nutrition programs can be found in all [...]

By | 2017-02-03T17:27:55+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|BFFT News, Events, Press Release|Comments Off on Toonies For Tummies 2017 Campaign Starts February 9th

$12,000 Awarded To 2016-2017 Metro Green Apple Winners

"Healthy eating starts here!"  That's the motto of the Metro Green Apple School Program.  Their goal is to encourage Ontario students to adopt healthy eating habits by participating in a project that will have a positive impact on their home, school or community. Annually, Metro invests $500,000 by awarding $1,000 grants to elementary and secondary schools [...]

By | 2017-02-02T12:12:45+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|BFFT News, Press Release|Comments Off on $12,000 Awarded To 2016-2017 Metro Green Apple Winners