Region sees growing food insecurity More and more Idaho residents find themselves having to turn to food banks for help By CHELSEA EMBREE of the Tribune When Elisabeth Halligan’s financial situation became “just enough too tight that it was falling apart,” the Idaho Foodbank pantry in Grangeville was the only resource she found that could Read More
Before Elisabeth’s husband had three heart attacks, things were going pretty well for their family. She worked as a pediatric nurse in Lewiston and her husband had a good job as a CNA. The two incomes were helping them take care of their eight kids. They were paying their bills, planning for retirement and even setting Read More
On Friday, May 1st, the White House honored “Champions of Change” that demonstrate how national service creates pathways to economic and employment opportunities. The Idaho Foodbank’s CEO Karen Vauk was among the honorees.
Read the White House Office of Communications Release
by Laurie Welch / email@example.com BURLEY | Brittany Breezee filled a shopping cart full of food Tuesday to take back to her five children, ages 18 months to 16 years. She was one of hundreds of people who came to the food pantry at Mountain View Christian Center in Burley. About 300 families come regularly, Read More
Ken says he remembers the moment well. He was flabbergasted. He was upset. Even working full time at a local call center, the bills were piling up. A stroke of good luck had led to Ken’s wife getting an interview with a local daycare center. But that feeling of luck was short-lived. Ken and his Read More