News & Events

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...

Mar 08/19

February 2019 Numbers for FFT Program

6949 students were fed in the month of February for the FFT Program.  Year to Date total = 40259 students, 25% higher than 2017-18 numbers.  We continue to receive food donations which are greatly appreciated!

Feb 26/19

Give Up the Green @The Dock on Princess

From now until March 17th help raise funds for our program by purchasing any of the following @ The Dock on Princess: -a shamrock ($5 or more will receive free app coupon and entry for 1 of 3 grand...

Feb 12/19

January 2019 Numbers for FFT Program

In the month of January the FFT program fed 6932 students for a year to date total of 33310 students.  This is roughly 25% higher than 2017-2018 numbers.  There is a definite need for our program!  We will be...

Jan 30/19

Beer Pairing Dinner – February 22, 2019 7pm @ Prairie Firehouse

In support of Brandon’s Food for Thought Program, Prairie Firehouse & Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company are hosting a Beer Pairing Dinner on Friday, February 22nd, 2019 7pm @ Prairie Firehouse.  Try some awesome organic Fe-BREW-ary Beers paired with delicious local...

Jan 08/19

November / December 2018 Numbers for FFT Program

Numbers continue to be steady for the FFT program.  In November we fed 8030 students & December 5996 students for a year to date total of 26378 students.  We received donations of food from a group of local ladies as...