It is with grateful hearts that we share our recent grant from our friends at The St. Joe Community Foundation, Inc. The funds from this $45K grant will be directed to support our backpack program in Walton County for the 2019-20 school year!
Grants such as these are critical to the overall success of our services throughout the year.The St. Joe Community Foundation, Inc. provided over $3 Million in grants in 2018, including over $1.4 million for Hurricane Michael Relief, with more grants continuously being considered to non-profits in Northwest Floriday.Thank you, St. Joe's Community Foundation!
We are in search of your 6 best tributes to represent your district (team) in the fight to end hunger. Festivities will take place at the Food for Thought Pantry on Sunday, October 6th.
In an effort to fight the food fight, we ask you to bring your competitive selves & best ‘district spirit’ as we indulge in team games, feast on a boozy brunch & listen to live music.
Teams will participate in fun yet FFT focused games such as Budget Busters, Stock the Shelves, Competitive Packing, Relay Race and Trivia! Along with the games, we will offer a Boozy Sunday Brunch for your team and supporters!We will take care of the details; all we ask is for you to show up & help us decide which district will be named VICTOR! Let the games BEGIN…!
Please pick your district in the registration form (One person will register for the team as a whole). Once your team is signed up, be on the look out for the rules of the fight.
The cost per team is $450 and is all inclusive (includes 6 teammates)Event Details
October 6, 2019 at FFT 132 Market St Santa Rosa Beach FlRegistration beginning at 10 am Games start at 11 am
Our hearts are so full after the Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation check presentation September 4th! We are beyond grateful for the $200K that Food For Thought received from the auction...this will make a big impact on our fight against hunger for our students in Walton and Okaloosa county!
It is an honor to be among 16 deserving non-profits that all have a mission to meet needs of children throughout northwest FL, and receive a portion of the total $3MM raised at the auction this year.
Over the years, the Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation has impacted over 100,000 children in Northwest FL with the money raised at the auction.
Thank you thank you thank you!!!!
We are all very proud of Tiffanie, Founder and CEO of Food for Thought, for being one of the 2019 recipients of the Pinnacle Award. This honor is awarded to 11 powerful and trailblazing women in Northwest Florida, selected by Rowland Publishing and 850 Magazine.
"The Pinnacle Awards program, which was suggested at its inception by Gulf Power Co., recognizes women who have distinguished themselves professionally and in service to communities." Tiffanie fits this description to a tee with all of her hard work to grow and build Food For Thought in order to fight childhood hunger in our community.
Tiffanie received this award at the 6th annual awards luncheon at the Florida State campus in Panama City, August 21st.
The Pinnacle Award Class of 2019 also included these accomplished women:
Mona A. Amodeo, PhD, Founder/President, idgroup
Cindi Bonner, Director, Rally Pensacola
Stacey Brady, Marketing and Communications Director, Grand Boulevard
Daryl Rose Davis, Co-Founder, Seaside, Florida
Marsha Doll, Owner, Marsha Doll Models
Amy Hoyt, Senior Evening News Co-Anchor, WMBB-TV
Kimberly Krupa, Executive Director, Achieve Escambia
Sandy Sims, Director of External Relations, Gulf Power Co.
Michelle Ubben, President/Partner, Sachs Media Group
Kris Knab (In Memoriam), Legal Services of North Florida
In-School backpack delivery begins this weekend for the 2019/20 school year! Thank you to all the volunteers and donors who have made it possible for us to deliver backpacks of food to over 3K students in our community again this year! We are fighting the battle against childhood hunger together and are pleased to know that students will be a little less hungry over the weekend.