News & Events

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...

Aug 13/19

Partnership with Brandon Original Joe’s & Mealshare

Brandon’s Food for Thought program is excited to announce our new partnership with Mealshare! Mealshare is a restaurant-based program aimed at ending youth hunger by partnering with solution-based charities (like us!) to provide simple, healthy meals to youth in...

Aug 06/19

Special Burger Menu @ 34th Street Bar & Grill Brandon – August / September 2019

As part of the 40th Anniversary Celebrations @ the Victoria Inn Hotel & Conference Centre, the 34th Street Bar & Grill in Brandon will be donating proceeds from their Burger Menu to Brandon’s Food for Thought Program during August...

Jul 09/19

2018-19 School Year Has Wrapped Up for FFT Program!

And just like that… the 2018-19 school year has wrapped up!  June was another busy month, feeding 7010 students for a year to date total of 71083 students!!  Numbers increased 21% or 12080+ students from 2017-18.  We will be...

Jun 08/19

May 2019 Numbers for FFT Program

We are starting to wind down for another school year!  In May we fed 9234 students which is our highest month to date! Year to date total = 64073 students, roughly 22% higher than last year.

May 07/19

March / April 2019 Numbers for FFT Program

The months have been flying by this year!  In March we fed 5694 students & April 8838 students for a year to date total of 54839 students, roughly 23% higher than last year.  We received a large donation of...

Apr 25/19

FFT Program receives donation from 100 Women Who Care, Brandon & Area

During the 1st Quarter Meeting for 2019, 100 Women Who Care Brandon & Area chose Brandon’s Food for Thought Program as the charity to receive a donation of $2000.00!  Special thanks to member Wendy Wiebe for nominating our program. ...

Mar 26/19

FFT Charity of the Week @ Canadian Tire Brandon – March 25-31

Brandon’s Food for Thought is the Charity of the Week @ Canadian Tire in Brandon from March 25-31. Stop by our table at the exit doors, donate $5.00 in support of our program and Canadian Tire will match donations...

Mar 19/19

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. & Brandon’s FFT Program Funding Announcement Kickoff Assembly

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. & Brandon’s Food for Thought Program are hosting a Funding Announcement Kickoff Assembly Thursday, March 21st 11am @ George Fitton School. Maple Leaf Foods Inc. has committed $35000.00 per year for the next 3 years...

Mar 18/19

Successful Give Up the Green Campaign @thedockonprincess

On March 17th, Program Coordinator Angie Williamson received a cheque from Erin, Jody & staff @ The Dock on Princess for $2630.04!  These funds were raised during Give Up the Green Campaign.  THANK YOU to everyone for supporting our...