We’re especially pleased to see an increase in donations of nutrient rich, wholesome foods. This means that beyond just feeding people in need, we’re able to nourish them too. That’s especially important because children represent a large percentage of those we serve. We know good nutrition is essential to successful learning, proper physical growth and future health.
Last year, taxpayers provided $100,000 in grants to 31 anti-hunger groups statewide The Idaho Food Bank Fund’s fourth year was again a tribute to the generosity of Idaho taxpayers. The fund’s executive committee distributed 31 grants worth $100,000 in 2013, up from $99,912.71, $90,978.04 and $78,100 during the fund’s previous years. For example, grants to Read More
When Amy and Daniel Elsey lived in California, they ran into some difficult financial times. To get through, they enrolled in the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program to ensure they had food for their daughter Isabella. “We saved all the receipts and said, when we got to a better place we would pay Read More
Warm hearts overcame snow and cold temperatures for the fifth annual 7 Cares Day. That meant Christmas wishes across Idaho came true on Saturday, Dec. 7, when hundreds of Idahoans donated thousands of dollars and pounds of food to ensure their neighbors had meals through the holidays and beyond. KTVB-TV’s extraordinary six-hour food Read More
The Idaho Foodbank has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Bank of America Foundation to help sustain the Foodbank’s nutrition programs. The Bank of America Foundation has been a strong supporter of the Foodbank’s services and programs for several years. Nutrition programs provided by the Foodbank include Cooking Matters, Backpack Program, School Pantry, Read More