The Idaho Foodbank has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Bank of America Foundation to help sustain the Foodbank’s nutrition programs. The Bank of America Foundation has been a strong supporter of the Foodbank’s services and programs for several years. Nutrition programs provided by the Foodbank include Cooking Matters, Backpack Program, School Pantry, […]
The first, and hopefully annual, Boise Crossfit challenge was held a few weeks ago with over 70 teams participating from five local gyms. Each team of two made a donation to The Idaho Foodbank to participate in the competition. Competition involved participation in two events. The first required […]
The Grand Teton Chapter, HOG, of Idaho Falls at Chester’s Grand Teton Harley-Davidson in Idaho Falls, held a series of events to benefit The Idaho Foodbank. The food/fund drives included the opportunity to have a picture with Santa on a Harley. HOG is an acronym for Harley Owners Group. The local HOG Chapter matched […]
The Prison Farm Project got an early Christmas present today from Gary Beaver of Parma. Western States Equipment Co. generously used its expertise and equipment to move this 1950’s-era two-row potato digger from Beaver’s home to the prison. The digger will replace the 1920’s-era single-row digger we borrowed this year from volunteer farmer Boyd […]
The great folks at the Allstate customer service center in Pocatello held a little holiday competition, and we think they did a terrific job with those good hands of theirs. On top of the creativity, the food totaled 1,174 pounds, enough for 978 meals. Thanks, everyone.
For the past five years, the Department of Energy, Office of the Inspector General, has participated in an annual service day. The last three of those have been spent volunteering at the Pocatello branch of The Idaho Foodbank. According to one employee, “We enjoy coming to the food bank because it is such meaningful […]