News & Events

Mar 18/20

Program shut down due to COVID-19

All schools in Manitoba will be closed from March 23 to April 10 to lessen the spread of COVID-19.  Our breakfast & snack program will shut down at this time as well.  We run our program at the schools...

Mar 03/20

FFT Food Drive for month of March 2020

Brandon & Westman area – we need your help!  Our breakfast & snack program is short of food & monetary donations – we are feeding over 10000 students per month!  Donations would be greatly appreciated so we can continue...

Feb 12/20

January 2020 Numbers FFT Program

2020 has started off with a very busy January for the Food for Thought Program.  We fed 10445 students for the month with a year to date total of 45209 students.  We appreciate the food donations that have come...

Jan 29/20

2019 Food for Thought Tax Receipts Mailed Out

2019 tax receipts have been mailed out to donors.  If you do not receive please contact Program Coordinator Angie Williamson – ang.bfft@gmail.com Thank you to everyone that donated to our program for 2019 and we look forward to your...

Jan 15/20

November / December 2019 Numbers FFT Program

We finished the 2019 school year feeding 10071 students in November & 9462 students in December for a year to date total of 34764 students.  Our numbers continue to climb.  To keep our program running for the remainder of...

Dec 31/19

Happy New Year & Thanks for your support!

On behalf of our board directors & staff we would like to thank everyone for their support in 2019 & wish you a wonderful 2020! If you are looking to maximize 2019 tax credits please consider donating to our...

Nov 27/19

Our program now accepts online donations – visit our website!

Our program has teamed up with canadahelps.org to accept online donations.  Visit our website brandonsfoodforthought.com and click on the donate now icon – top right corner.  You can make a one time or monthly donation and pay via credit...

Nov 12/19

Black Friday Pick-a-Prize @ Shoppers Mall Brandon November 29

Visit us @ Shoppers Mall on November 29 for Black Friday Pick-a-Prize! 2 ways to play:  1. Show receipts valued at $100;  2.  Donate $10 to Brandon’s Food for Thought Program.  Do both to play twice & be a winner...

Nov 05/19

September / October 2019 Numbers for FFT Program

What a busy start to the Breakfast & Snack Program!  In September we fed 5238 students & October 9993 students for a year to date total of 15231 students, roughly 23% higher than last year.  We are looking for...

Sep 11/19

Start Up for 2019-20 Breakfast & Snack Program

Brandon’s Food for Thought Breakfast Program kicked off this week for students at King George, Betty Gibson, George Fitton & Meadows School.  The Snack Program starts next week at our remaining 14 schools.  We are in need of food...