Alliance Title & Escrow Corp. wants to “Close the Hunger Gap.”
Participating Alliance Title branches will donate a portion of their revenue for the month of November to the Idaho Foodbank.
In addition to the donations listed above, each location will also be collecting food and funds to benefit the Idaho Foodbank now through the end of November during business hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Participating Alliance Title branches donating to the Idaho Foodbank are:
1. Corporate office, 380 E. Parkcenter Blvd., Suite 105, Boise, ID 83706
2. Boise Emerald location, 9288 W. Emerald, Suite 102, Boise, ID 83704
3. Eagle branch, 533 E. Riverside Dr., Suite 100, Eagle, ID 83616
4. Meridian branch, 2965 E. Tarpon Dr., Suite 180, Meridian, ID 83642
5. Pocatello branch, 2350 Via Caporatti, Pocatello, ID, 83201
Alliance Title & Escrow Corp. is comprised of 30 locations in Idaho, Montana, Washington and Wyoming. Alliance has issued a company-wide initiative to ‘Close the Hunger Gap’ to all of its locations. More information can be found at www.alliancetitle.com/about/closingthehungergap.
The company-wide goal is to donate at least $20,000 of its November revenue to benefit The Idaho Foodbank, members of its partner network and other anti-hunger organizations. This number DOES NOT include any additional food and fund collection efforts being spearheaded by its numerous locations.
The reasons for the drive are all around us.
The most recent study by Feeding America shows that 17% of Idahoans (267,620 people or about 1 in 6) are food insecure. The study also showed that food-insecurity figure included 22.8% of the state’s children (96,660 or nearly 1 in 4).
Food insecurity reaches households in every county in the United States.
* In Ada County there is a 15.1% overall food-insecurity rate (57,320 people) and a childhood rate of 19% (18,960 children).
* In Canyon County there is a 17.7% overall food-insecurity rate (32,310 people) and a childhood rate of 26% (14,7860 children).
* In Elmore County there is a 15.7% overall food-insecurity rate (4,190 people) and a childhood rate of 22.6% (1,720 children).
* In Gem County there is an 18.1% overall food-insecurity rate (3,030 people) and a childhood rate of 23.6% (970 children).
* In Payette County there is a 16.6% overall food-insecurity rate (3,730 people) and a childhood rate of 24.1% (1,550 children).
* In Bannock County there is a 15.9% overall food-insecurity rate (12,790 people) and a childhood rate of 20.6% (4.510 children).