"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."

Margaret Mead
 
FFCC returns from 3-weeks in Kenya & Tanzania. Much was accomplished and more opportunities are before us.
FFCC returns from 3-weeks in Kenya & Tanzania. Much was accomplished and more opportunities are before us.
Food shortage is a challenge for the Hadzabe.  FFCC was able to contribute rice and maize to help until harvest season.
Food shortage is a challenge for the Hadzabe. FFCC was able to contribute rice and maize to help until harvest season.
Hadzabe presented Phil with a gazelle skin vest and antelope headdress as an expression of friendship and gratitude.
Hadzabe presented Phil with a gazelle skin vest and antelope headdress as an expression of friendship and gratitude.
Yohana had polio as a young boy and as a result loss the use of his legs. FFCC was able to provide him with a new wheelchair. Thank you to all who contributed.
Yohana had polio as a young boy and as a result loss the use of his legs. FFCC was able to provide him with a new wheelchair. Thank you to all who contributed.
The intense sun is harsh on the sensitive eyes of children with albinism.  Thanks to our FFCC community, we were able to provide much needed sunglasses.
The intense sun is harsh on the sensitive eyes of children with albinism. Thanks to our FFCC community, we were able to provide much needed sunglasses.
FFCC is serving our homeless community on the last Monday of each month. Join us! Contact Kim Wittham at withams@sbcglobal.net for more information.
FFCC is serving our homeless community on the last Monday of each month. Join us! Contact Kim Wittham at withams@sbcglobal.net for more information.
Looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Sponsor a Fight Against Hunger Event.  Contact Bob McKeon at bob.mckeon@ffccsd.org for information.
Looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Sponsor a Fight Against Hunger Event. Contact Bob McKeon at bob.mckeon@ffccsd.org for information.
OBrien
OBrien's Boulangerie Bread Rescue - Pick-up donated bread Mon, Tues, Thurs or Fri from 10-11 a.m.. Contact MaryCushing.InmanFFCC@gmail.com to help.
Home Goods Relocation Team - help deliver donated furniture & household items to families in need. Contact Becky Palenske at ffccsdlocal@gmail.com.
Home Goods Relocation Team - help deliver donated furniture & household items to families in need. Contact Becky Palenske at ffccsdlocal@gmail.com.
UPCOMING FIGHT AGAINST HUNGER EVENTS

Saturday, March 7, 2020; 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sponsored by: Dream Dinners, Belmont, CA & Hillsdale High School

Location: Hillsdale High School, 3115 Del Monte Street, San Mateo, CA 94403

To register click here.

For more information contact, Tami Crimaldi at tami.crimaldi@ffccsd.org

Join us for a fun and meaningful day!

Reflections from a Rookie Traveler

Jambo! I've known of FFCC for over a decade. The director, Phil Harris, burst into my office at Rancho Bernardo High School where I was principal, and the next thing I knew we were packing 366,000 meals for Tanzania. That's the way "Filipo" (Phil's TZ name) works. Instantly my wife Robin and I were donors, volunteers, and fans. Robin's elementary school at Creekside (she's a principal, too) hosted a backpack event next. From there the rest is history, but for one thing. I had never been able to travel internationally with FFCC because of my school schedule. That changed last July as I retired after 40 years in education. With no more excuses, God pointed me to the January 2020 Kenya and Tanzania trip. Here is the story of my adventures. Read more

 
OPPORTUNITIES TO GET INVOLVED

      Diamond Gateway Women's Organization               Hosting a Spring Luncheon to Benefit FFCC        

The Diamond Gateway Women's Organization has be a long-time, faithful partner of FFCC's. Their Spring Luncheon raises money in support of FFCC's local programs.  It's a fun and meaningful way to spend an afternoon. This year's event is Saturday, March 7th from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. It will be hosted at the Carmel Mountain Ranch Estates in San Diego.  Tickets must be purchased by March 1st.  Contact Becky Palenske for more information - ffccsdlocal@gmail.com.  You can also click here for a flyer about the event. See you there!

 
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