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.
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 […]
Here’s proof that everyone can help fight hunger! Students at Ellis Elementary School in Pocatello are doing their part, raising more than $1,000 to help make Idaho hunger free. Here’s what Student Body President Jaxsen Tuia had to say: “We did our annual “Penny War” fundraiser for The Idaho Foodbank this year. It was a complete […]
The 97-member Classy Car Club donated $1,000 to The Idaho Foodbank in Pocatello, enough to provide 3,000 meals. Members of the Classy Car Club, in addition to enjoying each others company and cars, are community-service oriented and seek opportunities to help others in Southeast Idaho. Money donated to charitable organizations is entirely provided by […]
Donations to The Idaho Foodbank from Idaho Power’s Eastern Employee Community Service Fund, a virtual food drive and company matches has resulted in over $1,100 in the last month. The donations will provide at least 3,300 meals. “We like to give to our local community,” said Mark Lupo, Idaho Power Company’s Community Relations Representative.