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Ready, Set, Go – The Great Grain Race

Ready, set, go!!  And they’re off – participants in the second annual Brant Food For Thought “Great Grain Race” are up for the challenge.  During February, participating school-based student nutrition programs will ‘race’ to collect as many Ministry approved whole grain products as they can for their program!  Prizes will be awarded to the top [...]

By |2020-01-31T15:24:41-05:00January 31st, 2020|BFFT News, Events, Press Release|Comments Off on Ready, Set, Go – The Great Grain Race

Heartfelt Thank You To Gift Wrap Volunteers

Dear Gift Wrap Volunteers, Thank you so very much for your generous gift of time this year by volunteering at Brant Food For Thought’s Holiday Gift Wrap booth.  Together, we will have staffed the booth for 94 shifts, 287 hours from Nov. 29 – Dec. 24 with over 350+ volunteers!  Wow!  To say we couldn’t [...]

By |2019-12-20T15:52:33-05:00December 20th, 2019|BFFT News|Comments Off on Heartfelt Thank You To Gift Wrap Volunteers

Extend Communications Making A Difference

For Extend Communications President, Scott Lyons, everything they do as a company is about building people up and growing them towards their dreams.  In fact, that’s their new company Vision - To Extend our People, our Clients, and our Community, from where they are today to where they Dream to be.

By |2019-12-20T14:06:27-05:00December 20th, 2019|BFFT News, Events|Comments Off on Extend Communications Making A Difference

Holiday Gift Wrap Booth 2019

From now until December 24th, the annual Holiday Gift Wrap Booth is in full swing at the Lynden Park Mall. Check our new promotional video! Located next to Santa, program volunteers are busy wrapping gifts with proceeds supporting Brant Food For Thought and local universal student nutrition programs. “It’s a win-win for the organization and [...]

By |2019-12-11T11:21:03-05:00November 28th, 2019|BFFT News, Events, Press Release|Comments Off on Holiday Gift Wrap Booth 2019

Breakfast Club of Canada Invests In Breakfast Programs

Pictured above (L to R): Shelley Callander, VP Jean Vanier Catholic Elementary School; Liz Lymburner, EA; Nancy Waldschmidt, Community Development Coordinator, Brant Food For Thought; Deb Noonan, EA; Julie Phee, EA; Chloe Costa, Breakfast Club of Canada; and Dan Pace, Principal, Jean Vanier CES. Breakfast Club of Canada (BCC) a national charity supporting [...]

By |2019-11-15T15:33:49-05:00November 15th, 2019|BFFT News, Events, Press Release|Comments Off on Breakfast Club of Canada Invests In Breakfast Programs

FirstOntario Credit Union Invests In Local Student Nutrition Programs

Pictured above (back row L to R): Shelley McIntyre, Regional Director, FirstOntario Credit Union; Sherron Birkett, Board President, Brant Food For Thought; Judy Maidment, Volunteer Development Coordinator, Brant Food For Thought; Michèle Oriente, Secretary at Ecole Ste. Marguerite-Bourgeoys, and Gisèle Budgell, Program Director, Brant Food For Thought. (2 front rows) Students at Ecole Ste. [...]

By |2019-11-06T14:53:52-05:00November 6th, 2019|BFFT News, Events, Press Release|Comments Off on FirstOntario Credit Union Invests In Local Student Nutrition Programs

Thank you Brantford For All The Smiles!

There were plenty of smiles in Brantford during this year’s Tim Hortons Smile Cookie campaign. The simple act of buying a chocolate chunk cookie lovingly decorated with blue eyes and a cheerful pink smile raised $97,234.95 for Brant Food For Thought and Strong Start Charitable Organization as part of a record breaking national campaign. [...]

By |2019-11-01T13:01:46-04:00October 30th, 2019|BFFT News, Events, Press Release|Comments Off on Thank you Brantford For All The Smiles!

An Evening To Honour

Brant Food For Thought hosted a surprise “Evening To Honour” Sherron Birkett and Neil Chopp, two longstanding volunteer Board members, for twenty plus years of service to the organization and universal student nutrition programs.  A special thank you to our event sponsors for their generosity:  IG Private Wealth Management Gaudet Group, West Brant Window World, [...]

By |2019-10-23T15:27:13-04:00October 23rd, 2019|BFFT News, Events|Comments Off on An Evening To Honour

Braemar House Annual “Thanks-For-Giving” Food Drive

Pictured above (L to R): Judy Maidment, Volunteer Development Coordinator, Brant Food For Thought; Kristin Pass, Executive Director, Braemar House School. Braemar House School held their Annual "Thanks-For-Giving" Food Drive in support of Brant Food For Thought and student nutrition programs.  On behalf of the students we support, thank you Braemar students and [...]

By |2019-10-23T11:32:49-04:00October 23rd, 2019|BFFT News|Comments Off on Braemar House Annual “Thanks-For-Giving” Food Drive