On Thursday, July 14, The Idaho Foodbank teamed up with the Boise Fire Department and the Boise Police Department to celebrate Summer Learning Day at Borah Park. Since June 6, the Foodbank has been distributing free lunches at parks in Boise and Garden City to children who are in need. The program, known as Picnic […]
Land O’Lakes, Inc. donated 40,000 pounds of LAND O LAKES® Macaroni & Cheese to The Idaho Foodbank. This is the Land O’Lakes First Run Program’s 99 donation since it was established in 2010. The program is committed to donating truckloads of fresh product year round, made specifically for food banks to help alleviate hunger nationwide. […]
GARDEN CITY, ID – The Idaho Foodbank distributed more than 200 pounds of beef on Tuesday, thanks to the help of members of the Idaho Steelheads, beef producers and the Idaho Beef Council. The distribution happened in Garden City near a senior community with high levels of need. More than 70 seniors signed up for the special […]
Getting through the recent landslide that blocked off access to deliver emergency food to Elk City residents is proving to be a challenge.
The Great Recession is officially over, but the lines for free food keep getting longer.
This is true across Idaho, not just at Oasis. Last year, The Idaho Foodbank, which distributes food to satellite pantries across the state, delivered almost twice as many meals as in 2010.
The North Central Idaho branch of The Idaho Foodbank has a new leader at the helm, with former Agency Relations Supervisor Chico McKinney becoming the new North Central Branch Manager.
McKinney has been with the Foodbank for longer than 7 years in operations, programs and now as a Branch Manager.