By Michael H. O’Donnell email@example.com 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.
In September, The Ram Restaurant and Brewery in Boise teamed with Snow Eagle Brewing and Grill in Idaho Falls to create a new beer and raise money for the Foodbank. Between the beer sales and the burger party at The Ram, the total donation came to $2,800. The two brewpubs solicited donated brewing ingredients from […]