MLK Day at the Lewiston Branch was truly exciting! 17 members of the men’s basketball team at Lewis Clark State College came to the warehouse to help feed hungry Idahoans. The men built backpacks, sorted food drive, and repacked pasta in record time! We also had volunteers from LHS join in the fun.
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 […]
Seven-year-old Elliot Ashmore and his mother Joanna Madden came by The Idaho Foodbank warehouse in Boise on Monday to drop off Elliot’s year-end donation. Joanna told us that Foothills School had brought Elliot and his classmates over for a volunteer backpack build last spring, and he was very intrigued by the idea that every $1 donated to The Idaho Foodbank […]