BY ANNA WEBB The Idaho Statesman The Walmart Foundation has given the Idaho Foodbank a grant for $90,000. The grant will help pay for several projects at the foodbank, including its Backpack program, School Pantry, Picnic in the Park and Cooking Matters. “This grant from the Walmart Foundation will make a tremendous difference for Idahoans […]
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.
Girl Scouts of Silver Sage have been selling Girl Scout Cookies for decades. For many customers this is a can’t miss sale that only lasts a short time — from Jan. 15 to March 13 — and the one time a year they can get their hands on a box of Thin Mints or Samoas. […]
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 […]
On Friday, May 1st, the White House honored “Champions of Change” that demonstrate how national service creates pathways to economic and employment opportunities. The Idaho Foodbank’s CEO Karen Vauk was among the honorees.
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For Immediate Release PRESS CONTACTS The Idaho Foodbank: Mike Sharp, Public Relations, The Idaho Foodbank (208) 577-2688 New data show hunger remains major problem in idaho Food security in Idaho has not been improved by a more robust economy, according a new study released by Feeding America. In fact, for some regions of Idaho, food […]