Picnic in the Park launches in Boise

On Monday, June 6th, The Idaho Foodbank was joined by representatives from the City of Boise, Idaho State Department of Education, CNCS – AmeriCorps VISTA, United States Department of Agriculture, Boise Parks and Recreation, Boise School District and Idaho Commission for Libraries in launching Picnic in the Park 2016. Monday through Friday, from June 6 to August 12, Picnic in the Park will provide nearly 52,000 free meals to food-insecure children one to 18 years of age living in the Boise-metro area.

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Mobile Pantry in Garden City a Success

On May 28 The Idaho Foodbank hosted a Mobile Pantry at the Mallard Pointe senior housing complex in Garden City. We were able to distribute 4,663 lbs. of food to 96 households, and the majority of recipients were aged 60 and older. Our food sourcing team put together an amazing package for the recipients that included carrots, […]

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