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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]