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 Read More
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 Read More
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 Read More
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.