Dawn and her son Owen found a new and unique way to help solve hunger, by providing food and a whole lot more. The bags they’re holding in the picture seen above are filled with some great items and even greater generosity. You may notice the bags read “Happy Birthday”. Well, Dawn and Owen filled […]
Great news, as the results from the 2016 Centurylink Backpack Buddies fund drive are coming in. The Idaho Foodbank has received more than $15k including a generous match from Centurylink! What an incredible success for this fund drive. This total makes The Idaho Foodbank ranked in the top 20 for all 140 nonprofits involved in […]
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 […]
Soon, we’ll be getting loads of apricots and cherries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints orchard. This will be a perfect time to distribute these fresh fruits, as the temperature heats up and people are looking for a healthy, sweet treat. What a great, nutritious food to distribute to Idahoans in need. […]
More than 60 people showed up to a special hard-hat tour event in Lewiston, hosted by Regence BlueShield of Idaho. It was a great opportunity to get a glimpse at the spectacular progress on the new facility currently being constructed in Lewiston to serve all of north central Idaho. Karen Vauk, President and CEO of […]
On Monday, June 6th, The Idaho Foodbank was joined by representatives from the City of Boise, Idaho State Department of Education, CNCS – AmeriCorps VISTA, United States Department of Agriculture, Boise Parks and Recreation, Boise School District and Idaho Commission for Libraries in launching Picnic in the Park 2016. Monday through Friday, from June 6 to August 12, Picnic in the Park will provide nearly 52,000 free meals to food-insecure children one to 18 years of age living in the Boise-metro area.