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A Letter to Our Supporters

Dear Friends, This has been an extraordinary time, and true to form, our FFT supporters have risen to the occasion. We are being inundated (in a good way!) by individuals, families, and companies looking to volunteer and help support the children and families we serve through Food For Thought Denver. It is very heartening to know that so many...

South High School of Denver’s Incredible Food Pantry

Being in high school is challenging, at best. It’s full of academic rigors, extracurriculars competing for your time and energy, constantly shifting friendships, and the pressures of applying to college and / or finding work! Now imagine having just arrived at a large high school in Denver from another country, not knowing a single soul, not...

It’s Back to School Time!

Dear Friends of Food For Thought Denver, It’s August, so it must be……BACK TO SCHOOL time! It’s the time of year we can’t wait for because we look forward to filling all those little bellies and to seeing the smiling faces of all our volunteers! Our volunteer calendar for the year is now available on our website! FFT is SO proud to announce...

Kids Helping Kids: Food For Thought’s Young Trailblazers

Part Four, Lina Bargell by Ali Marsh Kids Helping Kids: Food for Thought’s Young Trailblazers (part IV—Lina) “Because they’re all our kids” is the guiding principle Food for Thought has lived by since its inception, and it’s one that has kept the organization laser focused on ensuring that their mission is simple yet incredibly effective. This...

Kids Helping Kids: Food For Thought’s Young Trailblazers, Part Three

Part III, Alex and Owen by Ali Marsh This month, we’re highlighting Owen and Alex, two of the most well-rounded young men I’ve ever met. These dynamos have been volunteering with their mom, Wynter, as part of The CE Shop’s partnership with Food for Thought. They’ve been critical to the success of pack sites at Greenwood Academy, John H. Amesse...

Kids Helping Kids: Food for Thought’s Young Trailblazers, Part Two

Part II, John H. Amesse Elementary students by Ali Marsh “Because they’re all our kids” is the guiding principle Food for Thought has lived by since its inception, and it’s one that has kept the organization laser-focused on ensuring their mission is simple yet incredibly effective. And we're very fortunate to be serving over 30 schools after...

Thank You from Garden Place Academy

At Food For Thought - Denver, we absolutely love getting letters like the following. THIS is what we're here for and what we're all about, and it's also important for us to share these wonderful experiences with all of our supporters! Hello Food For Thought, I am a kindergarten teacher at Garden Place Academy in Denver. I wanted to say thank...

Kids Helping Kids: Food for Thought’s Young Trailblazers, Part One

Meet Jack and Sophie “Because they’re all our kids” is the guiding principle Food for Thought has lived by since its inception, and it’s one that has kept the organization laser focused on ensuring their mission is simple yet incredibly effective. Effective to the point, in fact, that they’re now serving over 30 schools after only a handful of...

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