This video was featured in the on-line version of The Idaho Statesman on December 24, and features The Idaho Foodbank’s Nutrition Services Manager Lisa Mays.
The 17th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser in 2014 was another tremendous success for The Idaho Foodbank, with spectacular weather helping bring out thousands to the event on the Grove on Black Friday. In total, the event raised $35,500, enough to provide the food for 142,000 meals. This year’s event also boasted the fifth edition of Read More
By KATHY HEDBERG of the Tribune The Weippe senior citizens center received one of the biggest grants in the state this year from the Idaho Foodbank to build a food storage unit. And the Camas Prairie Food Bank in Grangeville received another of the 28 awards aimed at solving hunger in Idaho. “There’s a lot Read More
The Idaho Food Bank Fund is seeing another year of growth, distributing grants to 28 organizations currently working to curb hunger in Idaho. This year’s grant totals exceed $110,000, up from about $100,000 in 2013. Organizations from all over the state were included among the 28 organizations selected to receive a grant this year. From Read More
By ALI TADAYON firstname.lastname@example.org Editor’s note: This is the second installment in a six-part weekly series looking at poverty, homelessness and hunger in eastern Idaho. Rebecca Ristrem sees hoards of the hungry every day. As the eastern Idaho branch manager for the Idaho Foodbank, a donor-supported nonprofit with food distribution centers in Boise, Lewiston and Read More