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 Read More
Once the shock that they had actually won the $1 million Idaho Raffle started to wear off, the families involved began to think about what sort of lesson they could impart to their children. “We asked, ‘What are we going to do to have our kids associate this with more than material things?’ ” said Read More
The 97-member Classy Car Club donated $1,000 to The Idaho Foodbank in Pocatello, enough to provide 3,000 meals. Members of the Classy Car Club, in addition to enjoying each others company and cars, are community-service oriented and seek opportunities to help others in Southeast Idaho. Money donated to charitable organizations is entirely provided by Read More
It’s a blustery night and the warm confines of the Women in Steel building in Garden City feel pretty good to those who have just shown up for a Cooking Matters class, put on by the Idaho Foodbank and other local partners. The comforting aroma of something in the oven, possibly a chocolate cake, Read More
Donations to The Idaho Foodbank from Idaho Power’s Eastern Employee Community Service Fund, a virtual food drive and company matches has resulted in over $1,100 in the last month. The donations will provide at least 3,300 meals. “We like to give to our local community,” said Mark Lupo, Idaho Power Company’s Community Relations Representative.