• Feeding Hungry Kids

    Making a difference...one meal at a time.

  • Healthy Bags of Food

    ...providing a nutritious bag of food each week for chronically hungry children in local schools in our community.

  • With Your Help...

    we are making a difference.

  • Our Goal...

    is to send children home from school on Fridays with healthy food for the weekend, so they start school Monday nourished and ready to learn.

  • How You Can Help...

    your contributions in Monetary Donations, Food Donations, Food Drives and Volunteer Time contribute to the success of this worthwhile program.

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September 24th, 10:57 am

Sharing Our Success...

Would you consider the distribution of 13,509 bags of food to children in need in our community a success? That is exactly what took place during the 2014 / 2015 school year. Our backpack program played a key roll in providing meals over the weekend to food insecure children in our community 54,038 meals to be exact. In addition our summer food program served 4,523 lunches to children. Through community partnerships, generous individual donors, and dedicated volunteers we continue to accomplish our mission. One day at a time one child at a time
together we are making a difference in the lives of children.

To all that support our mission in any way we
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July 20th, 9:09 am

Food For Thought is holding its 2015 Backpack Drive! Please help us reach our goal of collecting 100 backpacks and school supplies for local kids. Now through August 10th, please drop off your donations at our office! ... See MoreSee Less

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June 25th, 1:40 pm

Thank you Walmart for being a great community partner and supporter of Food For Thought! ... See MoreSee Less

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May 7th, 10:48 am

Stop by our table next Saturday during the Cops and Kids event. 10am - 2pm 911E. Musser Street. ... See MoreSee Less

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February 24th, 11:17 am

A great big THANK YOU to our local Dutch Bros Coffee! On Valentine's Day the amazing customers and members of the community brought in 774 pounds of food, what a great food drive. ... See MoreSee Less

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February 12th, 2:05 pm

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Dutch Luv Day - Annual Food Drive! Last year we collected 699 pounds of food from this event, results for this year coming soon!

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February 3rd, 1:02 pm

Dutch Luv Day - Annual Food Drive! Last year we collected 699 pounds of food from this event, results for this year coming soon! ... See MoreSee Less

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December 31st, 5:00 pm

There are not enough words to express our thanks! The generosity of the South West Gas employees is truly an incredible gift. We appreciate your kindness and dedication to our organization. These funds will go a long way in assisting us with our mission.

Happy New Year to All
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Sponsor of the Month

Join us in thanking our sponsor of the month.

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Thank you Walmart for your continued support!

Food For Thought has been awarded the 2015 Walmart State Giving Grant.

Who We Are

Food for Thought and our volunteers are dedicated to helping hungry children in our community by providing food, as well as solutions, resources and increased awareness, to combat hunger. As resources allow, we will continue to expand service to include high schools and more summer food program locations.


You Can Help

Food for Thought relies strongly on donations. We accept donations of money, volunteerism and food. We are grateful for any donation, so please don’t hesitate to help the hungry children in our community with either a monetary donation or the value of your time!

Donate Money
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In the News

Neil A. Rombardo, a member of the Food For Thought Board of Directors, highlighted Food For Thoughts Summer Food program in an article he penned for CarsonNow.org.

Click here to read how Food For Thought assisted over 4,500 area children with food insecurities.