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Kathy Beck ‘Woman of the Year in Agriculture’

Kathy Beck, who serves as Feed Fannin’s Vice Chair of Farm and Facilities and Agriculture Education, was honored at a luncheon at Inola in April as Woman of the Year in Agriculture by the Fannin County Young Farmers Association (FCYFA). Beck has been involved with FCYFA since its beginning and participates in Ag Literacy Day … Read more

Former Board Member Jim Yacavone Remembered

Longtime Feed Fannin volunteer Jim Yacavone passed away suddenly last October at his home in Florida, where he and his wife, Meredith, had moved after he retired earlier in 2023 from two years as Chair of the Fannin County Family Connections Board of Directors. Feed Fannin’s Kathy Beck memorialized Yacavone in the following post on … Read more

Kids to Get Meals Again This Summer

This summer marks the third year that Feed Fannin has partnered with Snack in a Backpack Summer Meals Program. The free Summer Meals Program for Fannin children in need ages 17 and under is sponsored by Faith Presbyterian Church, Fannin County Family Connection, Feed Fannin, Snack in a Backpack, and St. Luke’s Anglican Church. For … Read more

2024 FF Scholarships Awarded to High School Grads

By Carol Martel, Co-Chair, Feed Fannin Scholarship Committee On April 24, the Feed Fannin Scholarship Committee met to review the applications received from graduating seniors of Fannin County and Copper Basin high schools. Members of the committee are: Kelly Maniscalco, Diane Tortis, Sue Blakeman, and Carlos and Carol Martel. The committee selected two applicants from … Read more

Volunteers Stay Busy Around the Pantry

Feed Fannin pantry volunteers were busy these past months! We purchased and delivered 800 delicious spiral cut hams in November for Family Connection Food Pantry (FCFP) clients during the holidays. December brought the delivery of 1,500 jars of peanut butter to the FCFP for clients in need. Volunteers delivered lunch and snack items in January … Read more

2023 End of Year Fundraising Letter

Dear Feed Fannin Members, Supporters and Friends, Feed Fannin continues to need your support. We are an all-volunteer organization and 100% funded through private donations. Approximately 90% of our expenditures are for food, food-related items and the operation of the farm. Rising prices strain the limited income of many seniors, single parents with children, the … Read more