Sweet Dreams’ Touch-a-Truck 2013 and Hunger Destroyer Award

Congratulations to the University of Florida College of Medicine – Department of Pathology brought in nearly 70lbs for food to clinch the win for the exhibitors’ food drive competition at Sweet Dreams’ Touch-a-Truck 2013. Pictured here receiving the trophy is Dr. Bruce Goldberg, Cathy Weldon and Vickie Malomey. Food4Kids would like to thank everyone who helped contribute over 1 ton of food (2195 pounds) at the Sweet Dreams’ Touch-a-Truck event this year.  We are honored to be part of such an awesome annual event for the 3rd year in a row!  The food collected will help keep our pantries stocked and backpacks filled!

Goddess Company

Big Thanks to Goddess Company for their commitment to impact childhood hunger! Goddess Company is donating a pound of food to the hungry children in the community for every pair of earrings that they sell.  We are blessed and appreciative of their generosity and partnership to make a difference.

Sweet Dreams’ Touch-A-Truck 2012

1,360 pounds of food donated at Sweet Dreams’ Touch-A-Truck this year!!  Thank you to everyone who came out and supported the event.  It was a huge success again this year and we are honored to be included and to have received your support!

Swamp Philanthropy Buffet Dinner

We would like to thank everyone for their support at The Swamp’s Philanthropy Dinner supporting Food4Kids.  It was a huge success!!

We are so grateful you were able to join us and appreciate your support to help feed the hungry children in our own community!

Next time your dining at The Swamp Restaurant, please tell them thanks for choosing Food4Kids and making a difference!

Toys For Tots Program

GTN was proud to represent the Food4Kids Backpack Program of North Florida this past Saturday as they picked up donated toys to put into the children’s backpacks for the holidays!

This amazing act of kindness was made possible by the Toys For Tots program. Here is Toys For Tots Coordinator Eric Kidwell, along with Ashley Shewey and Food 4 Kids Intern, Sara Patino.


Read About Us at GTN!

Click here to read about Food4Kids Backpack Program of North Florida, Inc. at GTN News!

First Annual Summer Bash

We want to thank everyone for coming out and sharing your Saturday with us at the Summer Bash!  We had a strong team of volunteers and passionate individuals who made it happen.  Check out what others had to say about our First Annual Summer Bash:


HOME: Living in the Heart of Florida Magazine posted over 100 pictures of our Summer Bash on their website.  You can find the photos in the 2011 photo gallery.

Gainesville Magazine attended our Summer Bash and posted pictures in thier August-September 2011 issue (pg 107).

Sweet Dreams’ Touch-A-Truck 2011

Food4Kids Backpack Program of North Florida, Inc. would like to send a special thanks to Michael Manfredi of Sweet Dreams Homemade Ice Cream for inviting us to the Touch-A-Truck event and advertising our participation.  Through his efforts and the kindness of those who attended, we were able to raise 900lbs in food for the program!