Eat, learn, succeed!

That’s what student nutrition programs in Northumberland County are all about.

Hi! My name is Beth Kolisnyk and I am the Community Development Coordinator for Northumberland Food for Thought.

Last year close to 6000 students in Northumberland County benefited from a breakfast, lunch, or snack program at school. These programs are open to all and promote healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime.

Looking for a way to help your local school community? Interested in spending time with a fantastic group of dedicated volunteers? Then contact me to find a school in your area!

By coming together with a common goal... we can make sure that students in Northumberland County receive the food they need to be ready to learn.

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All donations are made through Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit.  The Health Unit provides NFFT with in-kind accounting services.  All donations are used by NFFT to assist Northumberland County Student Nutrition Programs.donatenow4 (2)


Food for Thought Asks for Cobourg’s Help – Northumberland Today (July 14/15)

Northumberland Food For Thought provides big benefits to local students on a bare-bones budget. Representatives Kimberley Leadbeater and Susan Greenwood attended Cobourg Council this week to ask for $300 to assist them with a special project, but first offered some information on the work they do. The non-profit organization has representation from the health unit, school boards, municipalities, community agencies and the food industry. They work together for a common goal: to promote, assist and… Continue reading

Local News: Lending Its Support… Again – Student Nutrition Programs Continue to Benefit From Local Credit Union’s Ongoing Generosity

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(NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY) – A local credit union is showing tendencies on which you can bank.

That is how Northumberland Food For Thought would characterize the ongoing support that a financial institution in Cobourg demonstrates year-after-year.

Kawartha Credit Union in Cobourg recently donated $2,000 to support the work of Northumberland Food For Thought (NFFT), the non-profit partnership that coordinates 38 student nutrition programs at local schools. The money will be used to help these programs purchase… Continue reading

In Seventh Heaven

– Student Nutrition Programs in Northumberland Benefit Yet Again From Cameco’s Support –

(NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY) – The ongoing generosity of a large employer in the area will once again help to fuel learning in local classrooms.

For the seventh straight year, Cameco Corporation has made a donation to help support the work of Northumberland Food for Thought and its 38 student nutrition programs in the area. These nutrition programs… Continue reading