Tag: Food Bank of Galveston County

Food for Thought Drive-Through Food Distribution

Please help Galveston College spread the word!
Because of a change in format, the free Food for Thought drive-through food distribution is now open to all Galveston College students and the general public.
The next drive-through distribution will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24, at the college’s Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center, 7626 Broadway St.
Additional distribution dates are as follows:
  • Wednesday, April 7
  • Wednesday, April 21
  • Wednesday, May 5
Food for Thought is a partnership between Galveston College, the Galveston County Food Bank and the Houston Food Bank through its Food for Change food scholarship initiative.
The Food for Thought distribution gives all Galveston College students and the general public access to fresh produce, meats and other groceries on the Galveston College campus, enabling them to save money for other necessities and to maintain their focus on school.
Volunteers are needed to assist in packing/bagging food for distribution at the Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center. Volunteers are asked to remain home if exhibiting any of the following symptoms:
  • cough
  • fever
  • tiredness
  • difficulty breathing
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations regarding social distancing, masks/face coverings, gloves, hand washing and sanitation will be followed.
In addition to the distributions at Galveston College, Galveston College students also can locate unrestricted Food for Change markets here or by using the Houston Food Bank mobile app. Food for Change markets are labeled to help clients identify all markets available to all Food for Change recipients.
For more information and to volunteer to assist with the program, contact Jose Martinez at jmartinez@gc.edu or (409) 944-1234.

Food for Thought Drive-Through Food Distribution

Please help Galveston College spread the word!
Because of a change in format, the free Food for Thought drive-through food distribution is now open to all Galveston College students and the general public.
The next drive-through distribution will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24, at the college’s Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center, 7626 Broadway St.
Additional distribution dates are as follows:
  • Wednesday, April 7
  • Wednesday, April 21
  • Wednesday, May 5
Food for Thought is a partnership between Galveston College, the Galveston County Food Bank and the Houston Food Bank through its Food for Change food scholarship initiative.
The Food for Thought distribution gives all Galveston College students and the general public access to fresh produce, meats and other groceries on the Galveston College campus, enabling them to save money for other necessities and to maintain their focus on school.
Volunteers are needed to assist in packing/bagging food for distribution at the Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center. Volunteers are asked to remain home if exhibiting any of the following symptoms:
  • cough
  • fever
  • tiredness
  • difficulty breathing
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations regarding social distancing, masks/face coverings, gloves, hand washing and sanitation will be followed.
In addition to the distributions at Galveston College, Galveston College students also can locate unrestricted Food for Change markets here or by using the Houston Food Bank mobile app. Food for Change markets are labeled to help clients identify all markets available to all Food for Change recipients.
For more information and to volunteer to assist with the program, contact Jose Martinez at jmartinez@gc.edu or (409) 944-1234.

Food for Thought Drive-Through Food Distribution

Please help Galveston College spread the word!
Because of a change in format, the free Food for Thought drive-through food distribution is now open to all Galveston College students and the general public.
The next drive-through distribution will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24, at the college’s Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center, 7626 Broadway St.
Additional distribution dates are as follows:
  • Wednesday, April 7
  • Wednesday, April 21
  • Wednesday, May 5
Food for Thought is a partnership between Galveston College, the Galveston County Food Bank and the Houston Food Bank through its Food for Change food scholarship initiative.
The Food for Thought distribution gives all Galveston College students and the general public access to fresh produce, meats and other groceries on the Galveston College campus, enabling them to save money for other necessities and to maintain their focus on school.
Volunteers are needed to assist in packing/bagging food for distribution at the Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center. Volunteers are asked to remain home if exhibiting any of the following symptoms:
  • cough
  • fever
  • tiredness
  • difficulty breathing
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations regarding social distancing, masks/face coverings, gloves, hand washing and sanitation will be followed.
In addition to the distributions at Galveston College, Galveston College students also can locate unrestricted Food for Change markets here or by using the Houston Food Bank mobile app. Food for Change markets are labeled to help clients identify all markets available to all Food for Change recipients.
For more information and to volunteer to assist with the program, contact Jose Martinez at jmartinez@gc.edu or (409) 944-1234.

Food for Thought Drive-Through Food Distribution

Please help Galveston College spread the word!
Because of a change in format, the free Food for Thought drive-through food distribution is now open to all Galveston College students and the general public.
The next drive-through distribution will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24, at the college’s Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center, 7626 Broadway St.
Additional distribution dates are as follows:
  • Wednesday, April 7
  • Wednesday, April 21
  • Wednesday, May 5
Food for Thought is a partnership between Galveston College, the Galveston County Food Bank and the Houston Food Bank through its Food for Change food scholarship initiative.
The Food for Thought distribution gives all Galveston College students and the general public access to fresh produce, meats and other groceries on the Galveston College campus, enabling them to save money for other necessities and to maintain their focus on school.
Volunteers are needed to assist in packing/bagging food for distribution at the Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center. Volunteers are asked to remain home if exhibiting any of the following symptoms:
  • cough
  • fever
  • tiredness
  • difficulty breathing
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations regarding social distancing, masks/face coverings, gloves, hand washing and sanitation will be followed.
In addition to the distributions at Galveston College, Galveston College students also can locate unrestricted Food for Change markets here or by using the Houston Food Bank mobile app. Food for Change markets are labeled to help clients identify all markets available to all Food for Change recipients.
For more information and to volunteer to assist with the program, contact Jose Martinez at jmartinez@gc.edu or (409) 944-1234.

Food for Thought Drive-Through Food Distribution

Galveston College will host a free Food for Thought drive-through food distribution from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the college’s Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center, 7626 Broadway Street.

Food for Thought is a partnership between Galveston College, the Galveston County Food Bank and the Houston Food Bank through its Food for Change food scholarship initiative.

The Food for Thought market gives all Galveston College students access to fresh produce, meats and other groceries on the Galveston College campus, enabling them to save money for other necessities and to maintain their focus on school.

Here are the steps to receive food:

–Bring client ID card or current student ID for the spring 2021 semester.
–Present ID through the window of automobile to receive food. (Windows must remain closed for the safety of the students and volunteers.)
–Open trunk of automobile so that volunteers may place box/bag of food inside.
–Drive off safely after receiving food.

Currently enrolled students can obtain client ID cards in the Galveston College Counseling and Advising Center on the first floor of Moody Hall on the main campus or at the office at the Applied Technology Center. Students enroll online by visiting the Food for Change page on the Houston Food Bank website here.

Volunteers are needed to assist in packing/bagging food for distribution at the ATC. Please do not volunteer if exhibiting any of the following symptoms:

–cough
–fever
–tiredness
–difficulty breathing

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations regarding social distancing, masks/face coverings, gloves, hand washing and sanitation will be followed.

In addition to the distributions at Galveston College, students also can locate unrestricted Food for Change markets here or by using the Houston Food Bank Mobile App. Food for Change markets are labeled to help clients identify all markets available to all Food for Change recipients.

For more information and to volunteer to assist with the program, contact Jose Martinez at jmartinez@gc.edu or (409) 944-1234.

Food for Thought Drive-Through Food Distribution

Galveston College will host a free Food for Thought drive-through food distribution from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the college’s Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center, 7626 Broadway Street.

Food for Thought is a partnership between Galveston College, the Galveston County Food Bank and the Houston Food Bank through its Food for Change food scholarship initiative.

The Food for Thought market gives all Galveston College students access to fresh produce, meats and other groceries on the Galveston College campus, enabling them to save money for other necessities and to maintain their focus on school.

Here are the steps to receive food:

–Bring client ID card or current student ID for the spring 2021 semester.
–Present ID through the window of automobile to receive food. (Windows must remain closed for the safety of the students and volunteers.)
–Open trunk of automobile so that volunteers may place box/bag of food inside.
–Drive off safely after receiving food.

Currently enrolled students can obtain client ID cards in the Galveston College Counseling and Advising Center on the first floor of Moody Hall on the main campus or at the office at the Applied Technology Center. Students enroll online by visiting the Food for Change page on the Houston Food Bank website here.

Volunteers are needed to assist in packing/bagging food for distribution at the ATC. Please do not volunteer if exhibiting any of the following symptoms:

–cough
–fever
–tiredness
–difficulty breathing

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations regarding social distancing, masks/face coverings, gloves, hand washing and sanitation will be followed.

In addition to the distributions at Galveston College, students also can locate unrestricted Food for Change markets here or by using the Houston Food Bank Mobile App. Food for Change markets are labeled to help clients identify all markets available to all Food for Change recipients.

For more information and to volunteer to assist with the program, contact Jose Martinez at jmartinez@gc.edu or (409) 944-1234.

Spring 2020 Food for Thought market dates set

Galveston College has announced spring 2020 distribution dates for the Food for Thought mobile food distribution on the college’s main campus at Avenue Q 1/2 and 39th Street and at the Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center, 7626 Broadway Street.
Volunteers are needed to assist with set up, check-in, distribution and clean up.
Market dates and times are as follows:
Galveston College Main Campus
  • Wednesday, Feb. 19, 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 18 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 15, 10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 6, 10 a.m.
Galveston College Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center
  • Friday, Feb, 7, 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, March 5, 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 2, 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 30, 10 a.m.
Food for Thought is a partnership between Galveston College, the Galveston County Food Bank and the Houston Food Bank through its Food for Change food scholarship initiative.
The Food for Thought market gives students access to fresh produce, meats and other groceries on the Galveston College campus, enabling them to save money for other necessities and to maintain their focus on school.
Currently enrolled students can obtain client ID cards in the Galveston College Counseling and Advising Center on the first floor of Moody Hall on the main campus or the office at the Applied Technology Center and enroll online by visiting the Food for Change page on the Houston Food Bank website.
Students also can locate unrestricted Food for Change markets by using the  Houston Food Bank Mobile App . Food for Change markets are labeled to help clients identify all markets available to all Food for Change recipients.
For more information and to volunteer to assist with the program, contact Ron Crumedy, associate vice president for student services, at rcrumedy@gc.edu.