Food for Thought
Hunger impedes children’s ability to think, learn and develop. The school breakfast and lunch program feed children at school but not on weekends. Recognizing the tremendous need, Food for Thought was born. This unique all-volunteer community non-profit organization, established in December 2006, is dedicated to reducing hunger and academic risk facing elementary children in Dare County by providing healthy meals to build strong minds.
How? By providing nutritious and child-pleasing nonperishable breakfasts, lunches and snacks for elementary children who meet specific family criteria in Dare County on the weekends and holidays during the school year. Today, businesses, churches, community groups, governmental officials and private citizens have joined together in this community outreach program that now serves four meals and snacks to more than 490 deserving youth in Dare County.