Stamp Out Hunger is the largest one-day food drive in America, and it’s made possible by thousands of letter carriers who volunteer their time to participate—as well as countless thousands of volunteers who help sort, collect and distribute much needed food to local food banks and pantries across the country. The Idaho Foodbank is a major participant, […]
Thank You for Helping Provide Food and Funds This Holiday Season! Our Hope for the Holidays campaign was a tremendous success in 2015. Starting November 1, we had over 100 community food drives that were sponsored by large and small businesses, state and federal government agencies, service organizations, private homes, schools, libraries, sports teams and […]
Volunteers from local high schools helped collect donations on 7Cares Idaho Shares Day December 12. Thousands of people from the Treasure and Magic showed up to donate cash and food at Albertsons Stadium and Fred Meyer stores in the Treasure Valley and Twin Falls.
Tight budgets, limited volunteers, finite donations, and the short turnarounds required between receiving fresh foods and distributing them to families in need can be challenges in addressing the issue of hunger – and doing so with nutrient-rich foods. Source: Why Canned Food Drives Alone Won’t Solve America’s Hunger Crisis