Brianna and Joseph came by with a donation for The Idaho Foodbank with money they had generated from their summer lemonade stand. “I want to help hungry kids because they can’t afford to buy their own food,” Brianna told us. Their donation of $33.29 was enough to provide over 130 meals!
R.W. hasn’t asked for help much in his 85 years. From the time he joined the workforce as a Kentucky farmer around 1950 to his final retirement in Boise in 2010, he was self-employed – aside from a 10-year stint in the Navy during the Korean War. “I’ve done everything,” R.W. said of his career Read More
On May 28 The Idaho Foodbank hosted a Mobile Pantry at the Mallard Pointe senior housing complex in Garden City. We were able to distribute 4,663 lbs. of food to 96 households, and the majority of recipients were aged 60 and older. Our food sourcing team put together an amazing package for the recipients that included carrots, Read More
Region sees growing food insecurity More and more Idaho residents find themselves having to turn to food banks for help By CHELSEA EMBREE of the Tribune When Elisabeth Halligan’s financial situation became “just enough too tight that it was falling apart,” the Idaho Foodbank pantry in Grangeville was the only resource she found that could Read More