• REMINDER: FFT Crawfish Boil May 5th!!

    Our Crawfish Boil is just around the corner, and we want you to join us! If you have not signed up already, now is the time! 100% of all proceeds will be used for Food For Thought's Summer Program.

    The Crawfish Boil will be held at the Santa Rosa Pantry (Directions can be found HERE) from 12-3pm on Sunday, May 5th.  We will be featuring the culinary talents of Michael McIntosh (Henderson Beachwalk Cafe) and David Cunningham (Formerly a Chef at Trebeche).  During the Crawfish Boil, you will also be able to enjoy the music of Scott Rockwood and Friends.  This is a family friendly event, so please come join us!

    Tickets can be purchased HERE our site.

    $20 for Adults // $10 for Children

    FFT Crawfish Boil

    Posted by Katie Grace
  • Food For Thought Summer Program

    For the last eight summers, Food For Thought Outreach has provided food to students in need while they are on Summer Break.  Students that are free and reduced meal programs during the school year, miss on average 110 meals over the summer, which is why Food For Thought does not stop providing meals to these kids over Summer Break. 

     

    The FFT Summer Program serves both Okaloosa and Walton Counties, providing 66K meals to 600 students over three months.  The students involved in the summer program are able to pick up a month's worth of food, three times at our pick-up locations located within both counties.

    By continuing to keep kids fed throughout the summer, it is empowering these students to stay nourished and not worry about where their next meal will come from while they are out of school.  We are looking forward to be able to provide food to our students throughout the summer in hopes they will be able to enjoy their break as much as possible. 

     

    Posted by Katie Grace
  • Thank You to our 2019 Presenting Golf Tournament Sponsors!

    As we are preparing for our 8th Annual Charity Golf tournament next week, we would like to thank our Presenting Sponsors, Hilary & Reverie + 30A Realty. We also would like to thank our Beverage Cart Sponsor, Escapology and our Beer Sponsor, Grayton Beer.  These companies have all been very close to the Food For Thought organization, and are helping to make this years golf tournament possible.

     We are looking forward to another beautiful day on the greens with these companies and are grateful for their continued support of Food for Thought Outreach.  

    8th Annual Golf Tournament

    The 8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament will take place at the Santa Rosa Golf Club, followed by an awards ceremony and after party at the beautiful gulf front Vue restaurant. Festivities will begin at 11:30am for lunch and registration, with a 12:45pm shotgun start. All proceeds from the event support our work fighting childhood hunger in Walton and Okaloosa Counties!

    If you are interested in playing the tournament, there may be a few spaces left; check out the registration page to sign up today! 

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    Posted by Katie Grace
  • FFT School Snack Program

    On average, teachers pay, out of their OWN pocket, $60 a month to provide food for kids in their classrooms.

    After our founder, Tiffanie Nelson, experienced first hand a school nurse unable to comfort an elementary student due to hunger, Tiffanie saw another need that could be met by Food For Thought: provide snacks to school staff to hand out to kids to help bridge the hunger gap in the classroom.

    Food For Thought Snack Program

    Food For Thought Fun Fact: 245K Snacks are provided throughout the school year!

    Snack Program

    Since 2012, Food For Thought Outreach has been providing 47K snacks per month to schools in Okaloosa and Walton counties.  This has been a resource for teachers and school staff to help kids who may come to school hungry and are unable to concentrate, as well as lesson the burden on the teachers.  

    Donations that are made to Food For Thought not only support the weekly Backpack Program, but also support teachers to bridge the hunger gap at school through the Snack Program.

    To learn more, please contact us: support@fftfl.org

    To Donate, click HERE

     

     

    Posted by Katie Grace
  • Chi Chi Miguel Foundation

    We are very excited and proud for Food For Thought Outreach to be a beneficiary of the Emeril Lagasse Foundation, Chi Chi Miguel Weekend! This fun-filled event is just a few weeks away, occurring the weekend of April 4-6.  

    Chi Chi Miguel Foundation

    The weekend will include the Wine Walk About, Wine and Dine, a Golf Tournament, a Sip-N-Shop Event, and the Throwdown Benefit Auction and BBQ. 

    During the event, two students who participate in the Emeril Lagasse Foundation Full Circle kitchen will be teaming up two students from the Seaside School culinary program to make and serve food to event guests. This will be a great showcase of what students are learning in the Full Circle Kitchen!

    We, feel very fortunate that Food For Thought is able to be a part of this benefit along side the many other non-profits. If you are interested in attending all or part of this weekend fundraising event, you can learn more information HERE and purchase tickets HERE.

    Posted by Katie Grace