News & Events

Dec 07/21

FFT Program Feeding Record Number of Students

The past 2 months have been the busiest to date for Brandon’s Food for Thought Program.  In October we fed 12254 students and in November we fed 13894 students.  Total students fed to date = 33764.  We have noticed...

Oct 06/21

A busy start for the FFT program – September 2021

Our breakfast & snack program has been working very hard for the start of the 2021-22 school year! We fed 7616 students in September across 19 schools in the Brandon & Shilo area – the highest start up numbers...

Sep 15/21

True North Youth Foundation & Chase the Ace

The True North Youth Foundation is launching a second series of Chase the Ace.  Brandon’s Food for Thought Program has been selected as 1 of the 4 charities receiving funds from Chase the Ace! There are 2 ways to...

Aug 23/21

Many thanks to all of our sponsors!

We would like to recognize all of the sponsors for the 2020-21 school year who are vital to our breakfast & snack program for kids.  We could not run this program without the generous support of each and every...

Aug 10/21

FFT Program gearing up for the 2021-22 School Year

Brandon’s Food for Thought Program is gearing up for the 2021-2022 school year. In accordance with the Province’s COVID-19 Education Plan our program will continue to run. We anticipate an increase in program costs with the addition of Maryland...

Jul 06/21

Final FFT Numbers for the 2020-21 School Year

Brandon’s Food for Thought Program fed 65008 students for the 2020-21 school year!  We could not have done this without the generous support of all of our sponsors throughout the year, MANY MANY THANKS from all of us!! Have...

Jun 04/21

April / May Numbers FFT Program

An extremely busy 2 months for the FFT Program!  In April we fed 10182 students & May we fed 7554 students for a total of 17736 students.  Total students fed to date = 60823.

Apr 06/21

March Numbers FFT Program

March was a very busy month for our breakfast & snack program!  We fed 9255 students in March.  Total to date = 43087 students.

Mar 05/21

February Numbers FFT Program

The number of students fed in our breakfast & snack program increased for the month of February.  We fed 8109 students and total to date = 33832 students.

Feb 08/21

Partnership with Mealshare and A&W Canada to help end youth hunger

Mealshare is thrilled to announce its new ongoing national partnership with A&W Canada starting in February.  For every Mealshare item purchased at an A&W location, one simple healthy meal will be provided to a youth in need and in...