When you’re hungry and thinking about where you are getting that next meal, it can be hard to concentrate on getting other things done like getting a car running so you can go find work. Last Tuesday we got a call from the Veteran’s Administration from one of the workers asking about getting food for one of their clients, wondering where to send him.
On Wednesday, February 5, KTVB presented The Idaho Foodbank’s CEO Karen Vauk with a check for $51,162 from donations made to KTVB’s fifth annual 7Cares Day held December 7. This was in addition to donations the Foodbank had received the day of the event, bringing the total to $55,067.42. KTVB-TV’s extraordinary six-hour food and fund Read More
The 97-member Classy Car Club donated $1,000 to The Idaho Foodbank in Pocatello, enough to provide 3,000 meals. Members of the Classy Car Club, in addition to enjoying each others company and cars, are community-service oriented and seek opportunities to help others in Southeast Idaho. Money donated to charitable organizations is entirely provided by Read More
It’s a blustery night and the warm confines of the Women in Steel building in Garden City feel pretty good to those who have just shown up for a Cooking Matters class, put on by the Idaho Foodbank and other local partners. The comforting aroma of something in the oven, possibly a chocolate cake, Read More
Donations to The Idaho Foodbank from Idaho Power’s Eastern Employee Community Service Fund, a virtual food drive and company matches has resulted in over $1,100 in the last month. The donations will provide at least 3,300 meals. “We like to give to our local community,” said Mark Lupo, Idaho Power Company’s Community Relations Representative.