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
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 Read More
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 Read More