things are happening

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Upcoming events

There is always something fun happening at Food4Kids. Join us for one or all the events happening in our community.

Contact us at: dania@food4kidshalton.ca  if you wish to organize an event.

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We're Hiring:
Marketing & Communications Manager

Food4Kids Halton provides packages of healthy food for elementary children with limited or no access to food each weekend. We have continuously grown each year since its inception in 2013. This year the number of children served grew by almost 27% bringing the total number of children served to over 900.

 

Food4Kids Halton is currently seeking a dynamic individual to become an integral part of our team in the role of Marketing and Communications Manager. This position is a one-year full-time contract with the possibility of extension. In this position, you will be responsible for managing and executing all marketing and communication activities for the company. Reporting to the Executive Director, this position is responsible for internal and external communications and developing a communication plan that includes fundraising and social media strategy. This role is 35 hours a week with a flexible schedule that includes some in-person meetings and events.

 

Marketing & Communications Manager Roles & Responsibilities

· Develop a communication plan

· Develop creative direction to meet the marketing and creative plan objectives.

· Analyze donor base through marketing consultant

· Coordinate the creation of new videos for revenue generation

· Lead the creation of a social media strategy

· Produce engaging content for all Food4Kids Halton social media and maximize stakeholder alignment with the marketing and communications plan

· Assist in the creation of a fundraising plan

· Create our quarterly newsletter and organize external articles for media (newspaper, radio, magazine)

· Collaborates and consults with each program manager to ensure communications are inclusive of all regions in Halton

 

Marketing and Communications Manager Essential Skills and Experience

· A confident communicator and presenter

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Excellent organizational and planning skills

· Superior project management and time management skills

· The ability to work on multiple projects at one time

· The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

· Good attention to detail and accuracy

· A wide degree of creativity and latitude

· Strong IT skills

· Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media/social media

· Self-motivated with a positive and professional approach to management

· The ability to be a team player

· 3+ years of experience working in a marketing or communications role

· Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing Communications or related field is an asset

· Fundraising experience is an asset

 

If interested in applying, please send your resume & cover letter to dania@food4kidshalton.ca 

 

We thank all applicants for your interest in this position; however, only those candidates invited to interview with us will be contacted. No phone calls or emails please, thank you.

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Attention Golf Lovers!

Join us on Monday, June 20th, 2022 at the Royal Ontario Golf Club for a fun day of golf while raising money to feed the children enrolled in our Food4Kids Halton Weekends Without Hunger Program. The fee of $110 per person includes your round of golf, cart, and a wonderful barbeque lunch. Register now, spots are filling up quickly!

 

Sponsorship opportunities are available, please follow the link for more information. Contact James at 905-815-5559 with any questions. 

 

Registration is NOW OPEN - REGISTER TODAY!
 

 
 
 

in case you missed it!

Check out these amazing fundraising efforts!

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Dine-In, Give Back Challenge

March 2022

Restaurants all over Halton participated in our first ever Dine-In, Give Back Challenge! Together with our restaurant partners and you, our loyal supporters, we raised over $4000 for our Weekends Without Hunger Program. A special shout out to our winners: Gold-Joe Dogs, Silver - Familia, Bronze -

Luigi's, and Tanners. 

$4100 

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Flowers4Mom

May 2021

In partnership with Terra Greenhouses, we were able to deliver beautiful hanging baskets to deserving Mom's across the region for Mother's Day... AND raise funds to help feed hungry kids in the Halton community. WIN-WIN! Thanks to all who participated!

$8,465

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Feed the Need on-line Auction

November 2021

This was our second year running this event. Thank you to all who donated the wonderful gifts and to our bidders! What fun we had! We were 4 Food4Kids chapters that worked together on this event . Guelph, Halton, Mississauga and Niagara.

$3000

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Crushing Hunger Online Auction

November 2020

Thank you to everyone who got their bid on during our first ever on-line auction in support of four Food4Kids Communities: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara & Mississauga.

$16,000 Collectively

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Tim Hortons Smile Cookies

September 2021

For the third year running Food4Kids Halton has been named the charity of choice for the Tim Horton’s Smile Cookie Campaign in Oakville. Thanks to all the volunteers (and cookie purchasers) who help us make a difference with this amazing fundraising initiative. 

$59,595

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The Realtor Challenge

October 2020

The Realtor Challenge organized by Tara Dunn raised over $7,000 for Food4Kids Halton this year! Thank you to everyone who generously contributed. Special mention goes to Nancy Cloutier and her Keller Williams Edge team, who won top fundraising honours (for the 6th year in a row)! Great work everyone!!!

$7,115

"He asked his classmates 
if he could have their crusts
before they threw them out."