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. Our communities have come [...]

By |2020-05-29T17:04:10-04:00May 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

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

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