Changes to SNAP: What are they and how do they affect you?

The following content is from the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare: Households receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, also known as Food Stamps, will see a change when their monthly benefits become available on the SNAP benefit card, also called an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card. Currently, all SNAP recipients get benefits on […]

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Map the Meal Gap 2016

A new study known as Map the Meal Gap, released by Feeding America, shows signs of improvement in food insecurity in Idaho. The study, which represents data from 2014, provides critical information including food insecurity rates for both the state and county level as well as the family budget shortfall for food-insecure Idahoans. According to […]

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New Study Shows Improvements for Idaho’s Hungry

A new study known as Map the Meal Gap, released by Feeding America, shows signs of improvement in food insecurity in Idaho. The study, which represents data from 2014, provides critical information including food insecurity rates for both the state and county level as well as the family budget shortfall for food-insecure Idahoans. According to […]

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Stamp Out Hunger Letter Carriers Drive

Stamp Out Hunger is the largest one-day food drive in America, and it’s made possible by thousands of letter carriers who volunteer their time to participate—as well as countless thousands of volunteers who help sort, collect and distribute much needed food to local food banks and pantries across the country. The Idaho Foodbank is a major participant, […]

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Land O’ Lakes donates 40,000 pounds of macaroni & cheese

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. […]

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Our 2016 Spring newsletter is out!

The Idaho Foodbank’s Spring 2016 print newsletter is now available as a downloadable PDF. This edition features stories on: A patient who says Cooking Matters classes helped “change her life” after suffering a heart attack How we all benefit from partnerships with fresh produce providers in Idaho Our Mobile Pantry program reaching out to disaster victims in Elk […]

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