Celebrating #NutritionMonth 2021

The month of March has been designated as "Nutrition Month" across the country.  And this year's theme is... Good for you!  Dietitians help you find your healthy Healthy eating looks different for everyone.  This year, the Dietitians of Canada can help you explore how your culture, food traditions, personal circumstances and nutritional needs all contribute [...]

By |2021-02-26T15:33:54-05:00February 26th, 2021|BFFT News, Events, Press Release|Comments Off on Celebrating #NutritionMonth 2021

Take The Toonie Challenge – 2021 Toonies For Tummies Campaign

How can one Toonie support a child in your community?  It's simple!  Starting February 4, you can take the Toonie challenge.  When you donate a toonie at a local participating grocery store, you help fill a hungry tummy. 100% of donations made in Brantford and Brant will stay in Brantford and Brant to [...]

By |2021-02-11T15:42:52-05:00February 3rd, 2021|BFFT News, Press Release|Comments Off on Take The Toonie Challenge – 2021 Toonies For Tummies Campaign

2021: International Year of Fruits and Vegetables

The year 2021 was proclaimed by the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations General Assembly as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables .  The purpose is to raise awareness on the important role of fruits and vegetables in human nutrition, food security and health, as well as in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). [...]

By |2021-01-14T14:38:38-05:00January 13th, 2021|BFFT News, Press Release|Comments Off on 2021: International Year of Fruits and Vegetables

Ways To Give The Gift of Good Nutrition

At Brant Food For Thought, we believe that all children and youth should have equal opportunities to learn and reach their full potential.  We also know that good nutrition positively affects a child's ability to learn, whether it's in the school setting or virtually from home.  As a community, we can work together during these [...]

By |2020-12-08T11:12:37-05:00November 30th, 2020|BFFT News, Press Release|Comments Off on Ways To Give The Gift of Good Nutrition

#CommunityWellness Project Supports Good Nutrition For Students

Community--the word embodies the corporate philosophy of Ayr Farmers Mutual and the reason they exist today.  They do what they can to give back to surrounding communities with their time, energy, and finances. They believe in building strong and tight-knit places where communities can lean on each other when times are tough. And right now, [...]

By |2020-11-20T11:03:21-05:00November 20th, 2020|BFFT News, Press Release|Comments Off on #CommunityWellness Project Supports Good Nutrition For Students

Holiday Gift Wrap 2020–Corporate Gift Wrapping Services in Lieu of Mall Booth

What a year 2020 has been thus far.  Fraught with changes and challenges.  Nonetheless, with challenges come opportunities.  As with many local charities and non-profit organizations, Brant Food For Thought also has been impacted by the loss of their (2) annual fundraising events.  The annual Breakfast For Champions charity breakfast gala was cancelled in light [...]

By |2020-11-11T09:29:23-05:00November 10th, 2020|BFFT News, Events, Press Release|Comments Off on Holiday Gift Wrap 2020–Corporate Gift Wrapping Services in Lieu of Mall Booth

Smile Cookie 2020–Astounding Success!

Pictured above (L to R):Front row: Angee Turnbull, Lansdowne Children's Centre; Candace Kingyens, Lansdowne Children's Centre; Robert Miller, Board President, Brant Food For Thought; Gisèle Budgell, Brant Food For Thought.Back row: Brantford Tim Hortons owners Frank Baviera, Ron Fox, Taylor Hogarth and Mark Ferguson. Tim Hortons restaurant owners and millions of generous Canadians [...]

By |2020-10-29T09:47:43-04:00October 29th, 2020|BFFT News, Press Release|Comments Off on Smile Cookie 2020–Astounding Success!

Launching Exciting Partnership With Tim Hortons Foundation Camps

Pictured above (L to R): Nancy Waldschmidt, Brant Food For Thought; Julie White, Food Service Manager, Tim Horton Onondaga Farms; Judy Maidment, Brant Food For Thought; Robert Miller, President, Brant Food For Thought; Gisèle Budgell, Program Director, Brant Food For Thought; Tammy Wilks, General Manager, Tim Horton Onondaga Farms.   Brant Food For [...]

By |2020-10-21T13:49:34-04:00October 21st, 2020|BFFT News, Press Release|Comments Off on Launching Exciting Partnership With Tim Hortons Foundation Camps

Get a Smile, Give a Smile and Make a Difference – September 14th to 20th

This year, the annual Tim Hortons Smile Cookie campaign runs from September 14 - 20 in participating Restaurants across Canada.  During the campaign, guests can enjoy a freshly baked chocolate chunk Smile Cookie for $1, plus applicable taxes, and the Tim Hortons restaurant owners will donate the full $1 from each cookie sold back to [...]

By |2020-09-10T14:34:58-04:00September 9th, 2020|BFFT News, Events, Press Release|Comments Off on Get a Smile, Give a Smile and Make a Difference – September 14th to 20th

It Takes A Generous Village: Supporting Students and Families During COVID

Brant Food For Thought is grateful to the many individuals and organizations for their ongoing efforts in helping us to support students and families during this unprecedented time.  Now more than ever, we need to ensure that students have access to nutritious foods to help them learn and succeed from home. A project of this [...]

By |2020-11-13T15:09:19-05:00May 29th, 2020|BFFT News, Events, Press Release|Comments Off on It Takes A Generous Village: Supporting Students and Families During COVID