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 Read More
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 Read More
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 Read More