Halton Food for Thought

Site: Burlington

Service: Student Nutrition Programs

Record #: OAK3861
Last Full Update: 08 Feb 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone 289-288-4110
E-Mail info@haltonfoodforthought.com
Website www.haltonfoodforthought.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Nancy Rumple, Executive Director; Email: nancy@haltonfoodforthought.com
Alternate Contact Devon Evershed, Director of Philanthropy and Communications; Email: devon@haltonfoodforthought.com

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A registered charity partnering with the Halton community and both school boards to provide students access to healthy meal and snack programs at school to fuel their success

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established October 1997
Primary Executive Joanne Jones, Board Chair
Alternate Executive Kevin Hutchinson, Board Member
Funding Regional / Municipal - Halton Region Community Investment Fund ; Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; United Way - Halton & Hamilton ; AWB Charitable Foundation, Breakfast Clubs of Canada, Burlington Foundation, EarthFresh Farms, FirstOntario Credit Union, The Grocery Foundation, Oakville Community Foundation 
Full listing of sponsors online

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Partnership with Halton community and school boards working to improve the learning capacity, health and well being of children and youth via Student Nutrition Programs / universal access to healthy food at school

  • programs include healthy meals and snacks served before or during the school day
  • every elementary and/or secondary student within a Halton Food for Thought partner school is encouraged to participate

Hours not specified

  • vary per school
  • aligned with the school year

Board of Directors meet bi-monthly

Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility All students, regardless of circumstance, are encouraged to participate in the program at the school they attend

Children access their Student Nutrition Program offered within their school during the school day

  • no registration required

Anyone interested in becoming a Board Member should contact the Executive Director for information

Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
5063 North Service Rd, Suite 100
Burlington, ON L7L 5H6
Intersection Appleby Line and North Service Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible - within Halton partner schools

Categories and Classification

Service Categories Categorical Program Administrative Units ~ Hunger/Food Issues