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 […]
Through its new Charity of Choice program, Micron and the Micron Technology Foundation are empowering employees at major company sites to select the charities that matter most to them. These charities will receive both monetary support and focused volunteer support for a full year. Idaho-based Micron team members selected The Idaho Foodbank as their 2014 “Charity of Choice,” which includes a $20,000 monetary donation.
The Boise Blues Society celebrated their annual “Sunday Blues” party on July 20, and according to those who attended and commented on their Facebook page, it was one of the best ever. If the food drive for The Idaho Foodbank was any indication, it was certainly one of the best attended! Admittance to the event is […]
By Karen Lehr KIVI TV Channel 6 Boise. CREATED Jul 18, 2014 Anyone who’s successfully grown backyard produce quickly learns you’re likely to end up with an ample harvest of fresh organic goods. That’s why Gary Oppenheimer founded AmpleHarvest.org – to connect the dots between home gardeners and people in the community that need it. “The heart of […]
The map will show what literacy and recreation activities will be held at the Idaho Foodbank Picnic in the Park Feeding sites from June 5th – August 15th 2014. The recreation activities will be conducted by Idaho Foodbank Recreation Staff/Volunteers and the Boise Parks and Rec Mobile Vans. The reading activities will be conducted by […]
By Doug Bauer Lewiston Tribune Cari Miller knows better than to take the food on her family’s plates for granted. The former store manager of The Home Depot in Lewiston, Miller became a stay-at-home mom for three years before taking over as north central branch manager of The Idaho Foodbank last year. She says the […]