More than 60 people showed up to a special hard-hat tour event in Lewiston, hosted by Regence BlueShield of Idaho. It was a great opportunity to get a glimpse at the spectacular progress on the new facility currently being constructed in Lewiston to serve all of north central Idaho. Karen Vauk, President and CEO of […]
On Thursday, March 3, the Foodbank kicked off National Nutrition Month at the construction location of its new facility in Lewiston, with the backdrop of the foundation and progress of the new structure, set to serve the five counties in north central Idaho and open in the summer.
Another success story from Lewiston, as the 2015 Cereal Drive, supported by Joe Hall Ford and Rosauers, brought in 3,408 boxes of cereal for hungry Idaho kids! More than 2,700 boxes were donated at the Rosauers store in Lewiston, plus a 500-box match made by Joe Hall Ford.
Region sees growing food insecurity More and more Idaho residents find themselves having to turn to food banks for help By CHELSEA EMBREE of the Tribune When Elisabeth Halligan’s financial situation became “just enough too tight that it was falling apart,” the Idaho Foodbank pantry in Grangeville was the only resource she found that could […]
MLK Day at the Lewiston Branch was truly exciting! 17 members of the men’s basketball team at Lewis Clark State College came to the warehouse to help feed hungry Idahoans. The men built backpacks, sorted food drive, and repacked pasta in record time! We also had volunteers from LHS join in the fun.
On Wednesday, December 10th, Elizabeth Stratton, Nutrition Education Specialist in Lewiston hosted a group of preschoolers at the warehouse for a lesson on nutrition and food banking. The kids enjoyed watching a short Sesame Street video on food banking, learning about the food groups, weighing their donated food and standing on the large scale. Elizabeth […]