Through its new Charity of Choice program, Micron and the Micron Technology Foundation are empowering employees at major company sites to select the charities that matter most to them. These charities will receive both monetary support and focused volunteer support for a full year. Idaho-based Micron team members selected The Idaho Foodbank as their 2014 “Charity of Choice,” which includes a $20,000 monetary donation.
The Boise Blues Society celebrated their annual “Sunday Blues” party on July 20, and according to those who attended and commented on their Facebook page, it was one of the best ever. If the food drive for The Idaho Foodbank was any indication, it was certainly one of the best attended! Admittance to the event is Read More
With hunger numbers continuing to create added demand across our state, Twin County United Way is doing their part in helping out. The organization donated $10,633.83 to help The Idaho Foodbank fund its programs that reach low-income and food-insecure families and children in north central Idaho and beyond. Their money will go to the Backpack Read More
By Karen Lehr KIVI TV Channel 6 Boise. CREATED Jul 18, 2014 Anyone who’s successfully grown backyard produce quickly learns you’re likely to end up with an ample harvest of fresh organic goods. That’s why Gary Oppenheimer founded AmpleHarvest.org – to connect the dots between home gardeners and people in the community that need it. “The heart of Read More
By Doug Bauer Lewiston Tribune Cari Miller knows better than to take the food on her family’s plates for granted. The former store manager of The Home Depot in Lewiston, Miller became a stay-at-home mom for three years before taking over as north central branch manager of The Idaho Foodbank last year. She says the Read More
Lori Anderson worked for four years to find a way to make the Cascade Food Pantry an integral part of her community. Now, she has done just that, with the pantry setting roots in a facility seemingly made just for the needs of the small Valley County town. “It is really an ideal set up,” Read More