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 […]
On October 30th, a team of volunteers including members of LCCU and America West Bank distributed fresh food to over 150 families using a drive thru system. The distribution occurred in the Lewiston Salvation Army parking lot and included yogurt, milk, apples, fresh potatoes, frozen potatoes, and formula.
With hunger numbers continuing to create added demand across our state, Twin County United Way is doing their part in helping out. The organization donated $10,633.83 to help The Idaho Foodbank fund its programs that reach low-income and food-insecure families and children in north central Idaho and beyond. Their money will go to the Backpack […]
By Doug Bauer Lewiston Tribune Cari Miller knows better than to take the food on her family’s plates for granted. The former store manager of The Home Depot in Lewiston, Miller became a stay-at-home mom for three years before taking over as north central branch manager of The Idaho Foodbank last year. She says the […]