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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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Galveston College Food for Change

Food Scholarships Training

Thursday, February 14th at 1pm

Seibel Wing West

We are looking for faculty, staff, and students that would like to give back to our campus community by dedicating time to assist with food distributions on the Galveston College campus.

Training will include:

  1. A briefing of the program
  2. Application process
  3. Intake and data entry
  4. Setting up and taking down the food distribution

Share Your Holidays Food Drive

Now through December 5th at 5:00 pm
Donation locations will be set up throughout the campus, or you can bring to the Cheney Student Center Room SC-105. Deadline to donate is Wednesday, December 5th at 5:00 pm. For more information contact Cynthia Parra at 409-944-1234 or email cparra@gc.edu

Share Your Holidays Food Drive
Underway on Campus

Galveston College is the newest community partner in the Share Your Holidays Food Drive benefiting the Galveston County Food Bank.

Coordinated by Ball High School students and faculty, the 38th annual ABC13 Share Your Holidays Food Drive will culminate this year on Friday, Dec. 7, at Ball High School, 41st Street and Avenue O.

Non-perishable food items or monetary contributions will be accepted by the Galveston College Student Government Association and other student organizations on the Galveston College campus from now until Thursday, Dec. 6.

Collection boxes are located throughout the main campus and the Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center.

The Galveston College SGA and other student organization leaders will travel to Ball High School with Cynthia Parra, coordinator of Student Activities, at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, to appear on ABC13.

All contributions benefit the Galveston County Food Bank for distribution to those in need throughout Galveston County. Most-needed items include cereal, whole-grain pasta and rice, peanut butter, canned fruits/vegetables, canned meats, beans and soup, hygiene and household items, paper products, and kid-friendly snacks (e.g. fruit cups, juice boxes, granola bars) and for seniors — nutritional shakes and drinks, as well as adult hygiene products.