Category Archives: Press

FTFF visits Harby Jr. High in Alvin, TX

FTFF makes a visit to Harby Junior High School in Alvin ISD, Texas. After hearing that the Principal pays off the outstanding lunch account balances for her students at the end of the school year, we had to get involved. We made contact with the school and support its efforts for doing the best for its students. A donation was made to help get the students through the end of the year without lunch worries. What an amazing principal and staff! Just as amazing was Read More +

A busy month for FTFF! Here’s what we have been up to:

Brookdale Plaza Galleria FTFF would like to thank all of the residents and staff at Brookdale Plaza Galleria for their generous donation to help feed the students in our area. We had a great time visiting with the residents and staff of this amazing community. We at FTFF are continually humbled by the generosity and caring from our community. We continue our mission with a deep passion in hopes of a permanent solution for all our students, everywhere! These students are our future. We can Read More +

Wow! Look what HISD has done!

What a way to kick off the new school year. HISD has taken a huge step in eliminating the alternative lunch option for the district! FTFF talked to our friends in the district to extend its Congratulations! HISD is excited, as it should be. FTFF shares that excitement and looks forward to the entire district becoming alternative lunch free! The district still has roughly 120 schools that may need assistance. FTFF will continue discussions with our friends at HISD to see how it may be Read More +

Summer Safety Celebration a Success!

We want to start off by saying thank you to Tiffany Thompson for putting together the event. What a great event! We want to give a huge shout out to the co-sponsors, The Emergency Room at Katy Main Street, Chick-fil-A, Alicia’s Mexican Grill, and HEB! Everyone enjoyed the event. FTFF would also like to send a big thank you to all who attended the celebration. There were lots of things to do at the event—an afternoon of fun along with important child safety information was Read More +

School is out for the summer. Fun(d)raising is in!

How can it not be fun raising money for our underprivileged students in our area?! We have our 1st fun(d)raiser this Saturday, June 28th in Katy. See the flyer for more information. If you are unable to attend, please be a lunch angel and donate via our website or by mail at P.O. Box 79722, Houston, TX 77279-9722. Please tell your all your family and friends and let’s make a splash when school starts in August!

BREAKING NEWS!!! We have reached the top of the food chain!

OMG! We did it! Never in our wildest dreams did we think we could impact so many kids in such a short amount of time. We have taken on this journey to help needy kids, and we stand committed to continuing our mission. Our kids are our future and our responsibility. We can and will do better with the nutritional program as it is a vital part of how successful our kids are in the classroom. We are truly blessed to have traveled this far Read More +

From ‘Lunch Angel’ to ‘Lunch Super Hero’

Feed the Future Forward is extremely proud to be a part of the innovative changes at Cy-Fair school district. Kenny Thompson was at the Cy-Fair ISD Food Production Center on April 17th to help start the ‘Lunch Super Hero Account’ with the goal of dissolving the alternative lunch program. Cy-Fair’s the 3rd largest district in Texas and the 25th largest in the country. This program affects 110,000 students. At the start of school Monday, April 21, no alternative lunches will be served. Along with Spring Read More +

HATS OFF TO SPRING BRANCH and CY-FAIR ISDs!

Spring Branch ISD takes it to the next level! On March 7, 2014, Feed the Future Forward, Inc. and SBISD met at the district offices to discuss the new donation link on the Education Foundation’s website. That’s right! A new link entitled Lunch Buddies. Here’s what SBISD had to say: The Spring Branch Education Foundation’s mission is to enhance the quality of education for every student in SBISD. Founded in 1993, SBEF provides donors with a vehicle for making tax-deductible gifts for district and campus Read More +

Happy Anniversary! FTFF celebrates 1st month and over 1000 students lunch balances paid.

‘Lunch angel’ strikes again at Matzke Elementary March 3, 2014—“Lunch angel” Kenny Thompson of Feed the Future Forward made his second donation in a week to a CFISD school when he contributed $673.94 to pay off all 128 past-due lunch balances at Matzke Elementary School. While at Matzke, Thompson also contributed an additional $50 to Matzke’s “Angel Account,” which exists to alleviate past-due balances at the school once they have reached their limit. Thompson said that when he heard about the “Angel Account”—which began with Read More +

‘Lunch angel’ pays off 158 accounts at Horne Elementary

Students from Horne Elementary School’s student council greet Kenny Thompson at the school on Monday morning. Thompson came to the campus on behalf of nonprofit Feed the Future Forward, paying off all 158 outstanding lunch accounts totaling $965.67. Feb. 24, 2014——“Lunch angel” Kenny Thompson of nonprofit Feed the Future Forward came to Horne Elementary School on Monday to pay off all 158 past-due lunch accounts totaling $965.67. Donations made on the Feed the Future Forward website have allowed Thompson to piggyback off his initial donation Read More +