Region sees growing food insecurity More and more Idaho residents find themselves having to turn to food banks for help By CHELSEA EMBREE of the Tribune When Elisabeth Halligan’s financial situation became “just enough too tight that it was falling apart,” the Idaho Foodbank pantry in Grangeville was the only resource she found that could Read More
Idaho Foodbank News
Before Elisabeth’s husband had three heart attacks, things were going pretty well for their family. She worked as a pediatric nurse in Lewiston and her husband had a good job as a CNA. The two incomes were helping them take care of their eight kids. They were paying their bills, planning for retirement and even setting Read More
2015 Idaho Foodbank Picnic in the Park Schedule Lunch service is from June 8th to August 14th, 2015 (except July 3rd in observance of 4th of July – holiday) All sites operate Monday-Friday USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer Please note: This map page will ask for your location to help you locate the Read More
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.
Read the White House Office of Communications Release
Stamp Out Hunger is the largest one-day food drive in America, and it’s made possible by thousands of letter carriers who volunteer their time to participate—as well as countless thousands of volunteers who help sort, collect and distribute much needed food to local food banks and pantries across the country. The Idaho Foodbank is a major participant, Read More