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
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 […]
May 10, 2014 marks the 22nd year of Stamp Out Hunger! Mark your calendars – the National Letter Carrier Stamp Out Hunger event is scheduled for Saturday, May 10, 2014. This is our largest food drive of the year, and we can’t do it without your help! Led by letter carriers represented by the National […]