Albertsons is an “all-in” partner in solving hunger in Idaho. This weekend, they donated $20,000 as part of Sacks for Hunger. For every sack by Boise State this season, Albertsons donated $500. As if that wasn’t enough, they rounded that total up to $20,000.
By KATHY HEDBERG of the Tribune The Weippe senior citizens center received one of the biggest grants in the state this year from the Idaho Foodbank to build a food storage unit. And the Camas Prairie Food Bank in Grangeville received another of the 28 awards aimed at solving hunger in Idaho. “There’s a lot Read More
On October 30th, a team of volunteers including members of LCCU and America West Bank distributed fresh food to over 150 families using a drive thru system. The distribution occurred in the Lewiston Salvation Army parking lot and included yogurt, milk, apples, fresh potatoes, frozen potatoes, and formula.
We have just started a number of Virtual Food Drives for the Holiday Season. The Virtual Food Drive is an alternative to a traditional food drive, and provides an easy way for funds to be raised for The Idaho Foodbank to purchase extra food we need for the holidays and to support our programs. Read More
The Idaho Food Bank Fund is seeing another year of growth, distributing grants to 28 organizations currently working to curb hunger in Idaho. This year’s grant totals exceed $110,000, up from about $100,000 in 2013. Organizations from all over the state were included among the 28 organizations selected to receive a grant this year. From Read More
By ALI TADAYON email@example.com Editor’s note: This is the second installment in a six-part weekly series looking at poverty, homelessness and hunger in eastern Idaho. Rebecca Ristrem sees hoards of the hungry every day. As the eastern Idaho branch manager for the Idaho Foodbank, a donor-supported nonprofit with food distribution centers in Boise, Lewiston and Read More