Move for Hunger is a national campaign of moving companies to encourage people who are moving to donate their shelf stable food to a local food bank rather than pay to move it. It is a very generous movement, given that moving companies could make more money moving heavy canned goods. Merchants Moving, Silvercreek Realty […]
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 Share this on:
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, […]
Dump Hunger is a post-holiday food drive sponsored by Western States Equipment. While holidays are known for giving, the New Year presents the biggest challenge to food banks and the families they serve as January donations drop off by more than a third. Learn more about Dump Hunger.
The Boise Blues Society celebrated their annual “Sunday Blues” party on July 20, and according to those who attended and commented on their Facebook page, it was one of the best ever. If the food drive for The Idaho Foodbank was any indication, it was certainly one of the best attended! Admittance to the event is […]