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November 2021


2021 FALL BASH!!

All I can say is WOW!! The 2021 Fall Bash with the Boogie Freaks was a huge success!! We had over 160 guests come out to support Feed the Need this year and it was incredible!! Silent Auction items galore, wine pull, food, dancing & fun!! The costumes were spectacular, a real blast from the past. We truly appreciate all of the sponsors who helped make this night possible. Thank you so much to all of the volunteers who worked so hard to pull this off! It's astonishing what we can accomplish when we work together for good. We are so blessed & grateful to be a part of this amazing commUNITY!! We truly appreciate every single person who attended this event. It is because of you, we exceeded our goals!!


Disco era costumes were AWESOME!!

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We love our volunteers so much at Feed The Need!! A huge Thank You to the crew for helping us get ready for the 2021 Fall Bash!! These folks worked there feet off to make it happen!! We couldn't have done it without our incredible FTN family!!

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State Farm event Sponsors!!


Student, Superintendent Rick Surrency & Jackie Porter FTN Board Member


Sherrif Gator Deloach & Jackie Porter with students at teen packing event!!

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Azalea City Kiwanis Event Sponsors

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A special Thank You to all who participated in our 4th annual Feed The Need Teens fighting hunger event at Grace Fellowship church!! Over 32,000 meals packed for students in Putnam County. Give a big shout out to all the volunteers that helped pull this off and 22 different church’s & school team organizations came out & packed individual meals for food insecure students in Putnam county. All of these box’s will stay here and go to local Schools. Thank you to our sponsors Azalea City Kiwanis Club & State Farm Insurance, local agents Susan Helwig and Edith Aldrich, along with 3rd st Charites and Greg Bacon of Papa John’s Pizza for the sponsorship of the 35 pizzas along with Waste Not Want Not of Orange Park for providing drinks for the teens after the event. Over 200 plus students & volunteers from all across Putnam County packed bulk Macaroni and cheese meals & oatmeal and brown sugar meals. A big shout out to Kiwanis International for sending a photographer & videographer to shoot our event we are excited to have national exposure for our Kiwanis Club. DJ Wayne Westbury thank you for providing your sound equipment and Ralph Case for running it the teens had music this year. The FTN event tshirts were designed by Jackie Porter and sponsored this year by Wayne Hart and Susan Helwig! Our first year to provide teens and adults with event shirts Thank you they were awesome. Ray Finn and Jackie Porter for filming and taking photos of the event along with Randi Revels. Thank you to the Grace Fellowship’s Youth for staying and cleaning up the gym afterwards most importantly thank you to all that came to make this event so successful!!

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Feed the Need of Putnam County is so grateful to these guys who made it happen once again with a shipment of peanut butter from the Jif plant. Randy Bolen, Denise Bramlitt and retired Jif employee Bill Curtis stand in front of the shipment of peanut butter the company donated to the local nonprofit.

It's time again for a Holly Jolly Jelly Drive! With our recent generous donation of peanut butter from Jif, we're going to need jelly to match it! We need jelly of any flavor in plastic containers. Drop offs can be made at Bramlitts on Hwy 19 or the Putnam County School District building off Reid St.



Feed the Need is so incredibly grateful for our commUNITY partners Seminole Electric Cooperative who included us in their employee giving drive for this year, 2021. Putnam local plant collected school supplies & food items along with cash donations from local plant employees. Pictured left to right: Denise Bramlitt, Haley Robbins-Administrative Specialist, Linda Lake-Plant Purchasing Supervisor, Michael Lloyd-Manager of Operations, Ronald Parker-Manager of Maintenance. Thank you Seminole Electric for your continued support!! Together we can truly make a difference!!

A special thank you to Jerry McClellan, Seminole Electric Plant Operations Manager for presenting FTN with a donation from Seminole Electric to match the employee donations along with a Co-bank donation all from this year's Seminole Giving Drive.



Feed The Need is proud to sponsor and work with Teens the Excel program promotes food insure awareness within our schools. Students at PJSHS's EXCEL Programs assisted with a school supply organizational project & delivery to local elementary schools. Thank you Seminole Electric for sponsoring the school supply drive. There are many students & teachers who needed these supplies so THANK YOU for filling this need. We are so proud of these students!!

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CCJSHS Students assisted in the Feed the Need warehouse with one of the BEST PARTNERS & MENTORS-Mrs. Denise Bramlitt, Executive Director of Feed the Need! Students in the PCSD EXCEL Programs work as TEEN AMBASSADORS for the FEED the NEED of Putnam Organization. Our teen ambassador program helps spread hunger awareness to students while building character that will help pave the way to success for their future!!



Facebook fundraisers are an excellent way to support FTN that doesn't cost you a thing. Easy & free to set up. Click Resources & Tools, select create a fundraiser, & select which organization you want to support!! Please choose FTN for your next fundraiser!!

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Amazon Smile is a great way to donate to FTN & it doesn't cost you a thing! Just go to Amazon Smile & continue your usual shopping experience, Amazon will donate .5% for all qualifying purchases to the nonprofit of your choice. Please click the logo to sign up now!!



At Feed the Need we have a scholarship program to let your loved one's memory carry on in a positive way. Please contact Denise Bramlitt (386)937-3862 if you would like more information about our scholarship program.

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Feed The Need of Putnam County, Inc.

(A 501-C Nonprofit Organization)

Phone: 386-937-3862

Mailing Address: PO Box 1321, Palatka, FL 32178

Food Donation Drop Off: 110 N State Rd 19, Palatka, FL 32177


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