#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

Launching Emergency Food Relief Plan To Support Students and Families

In light of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing recommendations being placed on us by the Province and Public Health officials, Brant Food For Thought has taken measures to protect the health and safety of their employees, Board members and community partners.  Although the Brant Food For Thought office is closed to the public [...]

By |2020-04-08T13:53:22-04:00April 8th, 2020|BFFT News, Events, Press Release|Comments Off on Launching Emergency Food Relief Plan To Support Students and Families

Announcing The Great Grain Race Winners 2020

The Great Grain Race is over and what a race it was!  We had 14 schools compete and together they collected 907 items which translates to 250.71 kgs of grain items with an estimated value of over $2,000.00 for their student nutrition programs!  THANK YOU to everyone that participated to help make The Great Grain [...]

By |2020-03-06T16:31:56-05:00March 6th, 2020|BFFT News, Events, Press Release|Comments Off on Announcing The Great Grain Race Winners 2020

Nutrition Month 2020: More Than Food

During the month of March, dietitians across Canada are celebrating Nutrition Month.  And this year’s theme is More Than Food.  Healthy eating is so much more than about food—it’s not only what we eat that matters, but how we eat that is important too. Who doesn’t love food!  It has the potential to enhance lives [...]

By |2020-02-20T17:31:14-05:00February 20th, 2020|BFFT News, Events, Press Release|Comments Off on Nutrition Month 2020: More Than Food

Toonies For Tummies 2020 Campaign

Take the #ToonieChallenge this February.  One toonie. That’s all it takes to fill a tummy with a healthy meal.  Since 2014, the annual Grocery Foundation Toonies For Tummies fundraising campaign, administered through Student Nutrition Ontario,  locally has raised $61,350 for Brant Food For Thought and local universal student nutrition programs. And it’s all because of [...]

By |2020-02-05T13:25:37-05:00February 5th, 2020|BFFT News, Events, Press Release|Comments Off on Toonies For Tummies 2020 Campaign