One Pocatello family is helping to feed members of our community by paying it forward. Shannon and Kaden Leavitt, a mom and son team have been paying it forward every day for the last two years.
Video by IdahoOnYourSide.com For 10 hours on Friday, Sept. 12, Scentsy set up 70 rocking chairs on sidewalk along Eagle Road between Pine Avenue and Commercial Street. For every minute a volunteer spent rocking, Scentsy pledged to donate $5 to one of its nonprofit event partners including The Idaho Foodbank, Giraffe Laugh, The Salvation Army, […]
By Miranda Leitsinger, NBC News SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Yetter, a Navy sailor for 17 years, works a second job as a security guard and donates blood plasma twice a week to help make ends meet for his family. Deployed seven times during his military career, including an extended 19-month […]
Charity Navigator, the country’s largest independent evaluator of nonprofits, has notified The Idaho Foodbank that it has been awarded a fifth consecutive four-star rating. As Charity Navigator’s President and CEO Ken Berger stated in his letter to The Idaho Foodbank President and CEO Karen Vauk, “Only 4% of the charities we rate have received at […]
By Michael H. O’Donnell firstname.lastname@example.org POCATELLO — Idaho Foodbank manager Rebecca Ristem knows the face of hunger. “A Hispanic family showed up two weeks ago with little kids and the 5-year-old had to translate,” Ristem said. “She said, ‘My mom and dad haven’t eaten in two days.’ The parents were going hungry to feed their […]