On Thursday, March 3, the Foodbank kicked off National Nutrition Month at the construction location of its new facility in Lewiston, with the backdrop of the foundation and progress of the new structure, set to serve the five counties in north central Idaho and open in the summer.
BOISE, ID – Albertsons and its loyal customers have outdone themselves again, donating 2,298 holiday meals to The Idaho Foodbank on Friday as part of the “Turkey Bucks” campaign. The meal total is nearly 1,000 meals more than they donated in 2014. The Thanksgiving dinners were provided through the “Turkey Bucks” campaign, which enables customers Read More
The Idaho Food Bank Fund is seeing another year of growth, distributing grants to 28 organizations currently working to curb hunger in Idaho. This year’s grant totals exceed $110,000, up from about $100,000 in 2013. Organizations from all over the state were included among the 28 organizations selected to receive a grant this year. From Read More
BOISE – Tens of thousands of children in the Boise-metro area were able to eat a free and healthy lunch this summer thanks to the Picnic in the Park program. The Idaho Foodbank’s totals show that 52,973 meals were supplied in neighborhoods where most children were eligible for free or reduced-price school lunches. That’s an Read More
Dot Foods, the nation’s largest food redistributor, is kicking off its new philanthropic program – the Dot Foods Neighbor-to-Neighbor Food Bank Program – by donating $50,000 to The Idaho Foodbank, a statewide hunger relief organization. The Idaho Foodbank services 39 of Idaho’s 44 counties, including the Magic Valley area. Dot Foods’ Neighbor-to-Neighbor Program will give Read More