About 80 volunteers were here this morning for the annual Martin Luther King Jr./Idaho Human Rights Day Backpack build at The Idaho Foodbank. Groups from Citibank, ConAgra, the Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, the Junior League and Agri Beef assembled refills for The Idaho Foodbank’s Backpack program.
While holidays are known for giving, the New Year presents the biggest challenge to food banks and the families they serve as January donations drop off by more than a third. Dump Hunger is a post-holiday food drive sponsored by Western States Equipment. The five-week campaign partners the 12 Western States locations with local food […]
Warehouse and workplace safety for our employees, visitors and volunteers is a top priority at The Idaho Foodbank and we want to thank Aimee Stein and Joel Hickman from Saint Alphonsus and the Boise Fire Department! Saint Alphonsus donated a state-of-the-art defibrillator to the Foodbank and the Boise firemen gave us an expert training session how to use […]
This time of year The Idaho Foodbank gets a number of inquiries about taking wild game meat as food donations. We can, but there are strict guidelines: Wild Game In many areas across the state of Idaho wild game donation can be a large contributor of a nutritious source of protein for IFB Partner Agencies. Wild game animals include […]