Tag: Galveston County Food Bank

Food for Thought

Galveston College will host a free Food for Thought food market on the main campus of Galveston College. Currently enrolled students can obtain Food for Thought client ID cards in the Galveston College Counseling and Advising Center on the first floor of Moody Hall on the main campus.

Food for Thought

Galveston College will host a free Food for Thought food market on the main campus of Galveston College. Currently enrolled students can obtain Food for Thought client ID cards in the Galveston College Counseling and Advising Center on the first floor of Moody Hall on the main campus.

Food for Thought

Galveston College will host a free Food for Thought food market on the main campus of Galveston College. Currently enrolled students can obtain Food for Thought client ID cards in the Galveston College Counseling and Advising Center on the first floor of Moody Hall on the main campus.

Food for Thought

Food for Thought distribution is Wednesday

Galveston College has announced fall 2021 distribution dates for its free drive-through Food for Thought scholarship program for students.

The next distribution will be Wednesday, Oct. 13, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the college’s Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center, 7626 Broadway St. Future market dates are as follows:

– Oct. 27 – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
– Nov. 10 – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
– Nov. 23 – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
– Dec. 8 – 5 p.m. to 7 p.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.

Food for Thought 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.

The program will be operating on the regular scholarship program schedule this semester and will not be available to the general public. For a calendar listing of mobile food pantries in Galveston County open to the public, click here.

Here are the steps to receive food:

– Bring a Food for Thought client ID card and current student ID for the fall 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 Food for Thought 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.

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.

Volunteers Needed
Ten to 12 volunteers are needed to assist in packing/bagging food for distribution at the Applied Technology Center. Trucks are scheduled to arrive at approximately 8 a.m. on the days with 10 a.m. distributions and 3 p.m. on the dates with 5 p.m. distributions. 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.

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

Food for Thought

Galveston College will host a free Food for Thought food market on the main campus of Galveston College. Currently enrolled students can obtain Food for Thought client ID cards in the Galveston College Counseling and Advising Center on the first floor of Moody Hall on the main campus.

College announces Food for Thought dates for fall 2021

Galveston College has announced fall 2021 distribution dates for its free drive-through Food for Thought scholarship program for students.

The first distribution will be Wednesday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the college’s Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center, 7626 Broadway St. Future market dates are as follows:

Oct. 13 – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Oct. 27 – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Nov. 10 – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Nov. 23 – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dec. 8 – 5 p.m. to 7 p.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.

Food for Thought 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.

The program will be operating on the regular scholarship program schedule this semester and will not be available to the general public. For a calendar listing of mobile food pantries in Galveston County open to the public, click here.

Here are the steps to receive food:

Bring a Food for Thought client ID card and current student ID for the fall 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 Food for Thought 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.

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.

Volunteers Needed
Ten to 12 volunteers are needed to assist in packing/bagging food for distribution at the Applied Technology Center. Trucks are scheduled to arrive at approximately 8 a.m. on the days with 10 a.m. distributions and 3 p.m. on the dates with 5 p.m. distributions. 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.

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

Food for Thought

Food for Thought

Food for Thought distribution is open to the general public

Galveston College’s free Food for Thought drive-through food distribution is now open to the general public in addition to Galveston College students.

The next drive-through distribution will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (while supplies last) on Wednesday, April 21, at the college’s Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center, 7626 Broadway St., Galveston.

The final distribution date for the spring 2021 semester will be 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 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.

Here are the steps to receive food:

–Bring ID card, client card or current student ID for the spring 2021 semester.
–Open trunk of automobile so that volunteers may place box/bag of food inside.
–Drive off safely after receiving food.

Galveston College adheres to the wearing of facial coverings/masks and COVID-19 protocols.

For more information, please contact Jose Martinez at jmartinez@gc.edu or (409) 944-1234.

Food for Thought

Free drive-through Food for Thought distribution for students is Feb. 17

Galveston College has announced spring 2021 distribution dates for its free drive-through Food for Thought mobile food markets for students.

Upcoming distribution dates are as follows:

· Wednesday, Feb. 17

· Wednesday, March 3

· Wednesday, March 24

· Wednesday, April 7

· Wednesday, April 21

· Wednesday, May 5

All food distributions will take place 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 and 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.

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 Mobile Food Distribution at ATC

The Galveston College Food for Thought mobile food distribution is set for today at the Galveston College Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center location at 7626 Broadway St.

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 administration office at the Applied Technology Center and enroll online by visiting the Food for Change page on the Houston Food Bank website.

PRE-SURVEY: https://houstonfoodbank.tfaforms.net/4723881

APPLICATION LINK: https://houstonfoodbank.tfaforms.net/4678096

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, contact Ron Crumedy at rcrumedy@gc.edu.

Food for Thought Mobile Food Distribution at ATC

The Galveston College Food for Thought mobile food distribution is set for today at the Galveston College Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center location at 7626 Broadway St.

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 administration office at the Applied Technology Center and enroll online by visiting the Food for Change page on the Houston Food Bank website.

PRE-SURVEY: https://houstonfoodbank.tfaforms.net/4723881

APPLICATION LINK: https://houstonfoodbank.tfaforms.net/4678096

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, contact Ron Crumedy at rcrumedy@gc.edu.