Rick and Stephanie Dean, Co-owners of Moxie Java, presented Karen Vauk, President and CEO of The Idaho Foodbank, with a check for $7,821.60, the proceeds from the 2013 Idaho Ho Ho initiative. Held during the 2013 holiday season, the fundraiser included the fourth Idaho Ho Ho Christmas CD as well as Moxie Java’s Idaho Ho […]
Tristan’s school, Liberty Elementary, recently held a food drive, benefiting the Idaho Foodbank. His school donated nearly 2,000 pounds of food, but Tristan decided to give even more. He donated $150 of his own money. Money he’d been saving to go to Disney land. Why did Tristan decide to donate all that money?
Last year, taxpayers provided $100,000 in grants to 31 anti-hunger groups statewide The Idaho Food Bank Fund’s fourth year was again a tribute to the generosity of Idaho taxpayers. The fund’s executive committee distributed 31 grants worth $100,000 in 2013, up from $99,912.71, $90,978.04 and $78,100 during the fund’s previous years. For example, grants to […]
The kickoff for the Dump Hunger food drive in Lewiston was a rousing success. On Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Lewiston Albertsons, generous donors started us off with 449 pounds of food and $423. For more information in Lewiston about this important food drive, use this link or contact Cari Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Western States CAT, Albertsons and Wells Fargo team up to raise 450,000 pounds of food for Intermountain West communities While the holidays are known as a time of giving, the New Year presents the biggest challenge to food banks and the families they serve. In January, donations regularly drop off by more than a third. […]