Warehouse and workplace safety for our employees, visitors and volunteers is a top priority at The Idaho Foodbank and we want to thank Aimee Stein and Joel Hickman from Saint Alphonsus and the Boise Fire Department! Saint Alphonsus donated a state-of-the-art defibrillator to the Foodbank and the Boise firemen gave us an expert training session how to use Read More
The Idaho Foodbank relies on partners to work to solve hunger in Idaho. Now, the more than 200 partners and vital programs all around our state, working with the people who need it the most, are receiving much-needed help. The General Mills Foundation is giving $5,000 to help the effort from Lewiston to Pocatello. With 93% Read More
For thousands of Idaho kids who rely on free or reduced-price lunches at school, weekends can be a time of stress and worry as they don’t have a safety net to ensure they’re properly fed. Luckily for students in Idaho, organizations like the Julius C. Jeker Foundation are stepping up to make sure they have Read More
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 Read More
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 Read More