Merry Christmas

December 2022 Newsletter



As we look back on the past month, we want to recognize the many generous people who have helped us.

Year End Giving

Feed the Need of Putnam County continues to be blessed each year to be able to feed 800 kids each weekend. If you are considering giving to a charitable organization at year’s end or for the 2022 up coming year, FTNPC needs your support.  Please visit our website and Facebook page to see how your dollars are being used her in Putnam County feeding food insecure children.

Checks can be mailed to:

PO Box 1321

Palatka, FL 32178

Feed the Need would like to give a sincere thank you to the Giving Tuesday 2022 Donors! What an incredible day! Thank you to our community of dedicated community of supporters who came together to rally for local food insecure children! We are so grateful to those who made a gift for students of Putnam County!

St. Johns River Water Management

Feed the Need gives a big THANK YOU to St. Johns River Water Management employees for their donation to FTN! Teams of employees entered their carved pumpkins into a pumpkin carving contest and collected food for donation to local food-insecure people. Check out these pictures to see how creative they were this year! Thank you Kristi Willoughby, Carrie Cordell, and Melinda Willens! Over 581 items were collected! Thank you to EVERYONE that participated!

Toiletry Drive!

See flyer below for info and items needed and tell your friends!

The Eleventh District Masonic Lodge Association

Board Member, Julia Warwick and FTN Community Liaison, Stacey Eisold had the opportunity to visit The Eleventh District Masonic Lodge to share with them what Feed the Need does for our community. They gifted Feed the Need with a donation to support our local Putnam County Students. Thank you for your invitation to allow us to share about our organization and for your support!! If you are looking for a local cause to learn more about and would like us to present FTN at your organization, contact Denise (386) 937-3862 or Stacey (904) 477-4356.

Feed the Need's City of Palatka Christmas Parade Float

FTN was exited and proud to participate in the 2022 Christmas Parade!! This was the first time we have entered and Palatka Daily News named the FTN float "JUDGES CHOICE!! Thank you PDN, a lot of hard work and love went into the making of the float and we were grateful to participate! Click on the video to watch!

The Episcopal Relief and Development Organization donated to Feed the Need of Putnam County through St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Federal Point, Florida. Rhonda Williams filed a request on behalf of food insecure students in Putnam County to receive these funds of $1000.00!

Thank you for reaching out and supporting Feed the Need’s mission of feeding students!

Pictured Left to Right:

Rhonda Williams, Father Joe Dunagan, Denise Bramlitt, FTN Executive Director & Jackie Finn, FTN Board Member.

Seminole Electric Corporation Employee Giving Drive 2022

Thank you, Seminole Electric Corporation Employees, for your donations of funds and food and school supplies during the 2022 Drive!! Also, Seminole Electric Corporation did an employee match and CoBank of Tampa did a Seminole Electric match!! Thank you so much to all!! We can’t feed children without people and organizations like you!

Pictured from the left: Haley Griffin - Administrative Specialist, Dean Ward - Manager of Maintenance, Denise Bramlitt - FTN Executive Director, Jerry McClellan - Director of Plant Operations, and Stacey Eisold - FTN Community Liaison.

Feed the Need's Partnership with Interlachen High School and Chef Tyson

FTN and Chef Tyson at Interlachen High School have teamed up, not only to feed students over the weekend, but to provide food to under resourced community members at an Interlachen church! Chef Tyson teaches his students to prepare and cook the food and they get to serve at the church on Wednesdays!

Memorial Sponsorship

 If you would like to honor your loved one's memory by feeding local children with a donation to FTN, please contact Denise Bramlitt (386)937-3862 or


Facebook Fundraisers


Facebook fundraisers are an excellent way to support FTN! Just click Resources & Tools, pick create a fundraiser, & select which organization you want to support!! Please choose Feed The Need of Putnam County for your next Birthday Fundraiser!!

Amazon Smile 

Amazon Smile is the perfect and free way to donate to Feed the Need while shopping on Amazon. Just go to Amazon Smile to sign up & continue your usual shopping experience, they will donate .5% for all qualifying purchases to the charity of your choice. Please click the logo to sign up now!!

We need your Google Reviews


Submitting a Google review is a quick and non-monetary way to help Feed the Need! Giving a good review and sharing your experience or thoughts about FTN will help others in the community to be aware of the great things FTN is contributing to Putnam County Students. Click on the Google logo to submit a review now.

Great Nonprofits


A great way to help Feed the Need is to share your Feed the Need story! Just click the logo below to go to Great Nonprofits website and share! We are truly grateful for our FTN Family & for this community!

Thank you for taking the time to read our newsletter to stay up to date! We appreciate YOU!

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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