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.
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 […]
Once a month, Rex and Mary Beth Chandler open the doors of their restaurant Chandler’s and feed the guests of The Idaho Foodbank. This scrumptious meal, including a heavenly chocolate mousse for dessert, is all donated. The lunch provides a perfect place to give friends and donors the news on what is happening at the Foodbank […]
Dairy is one of the most commonly requested types of product requested by the people who turn to The Idaho Foodbank for help. Luckily, Idaho’s dairy producers fill that need, donating milk, cheese and yogurt. However, those donations take a lot to transport and store correctly. Now, the National Dairy Council and Feeding America are […]
By Kelcie Moseley, Idaho Press-Tribune Columbia High School student Emylee Tamura thought she wanted her senior project to revolve around dance. She didn’t expect it would result in nearly 100,000 pounds of onions. Tamura is a member of the family that owns Tamura Farms, a large onion farm in Wilder. Donald Brown, food resource manager […]
Childhood hunger in Idaho is a problem. With recent numbers suggesting 1 in 5 Idaho kids struggle with food-insecurity, RBC Wealth Management decided to do something about it. The company donated $7,500 dollars that will go straight to local Idaho communities and help children who may not know where they’ll get their next meal. Their […]