March is National Nutrition Month! This video from The Idaho Statesman features tips from Lisa Mays, The Idaho Foodbank’s Nutrition Services Manager. Learn More about The Idaho Foodbank’s focus on nutrition with our Cooking Matters and school Backpack programs.
Idaho Foodbank News
It’s the season of giving, and many of Ashton’s families were the grateful recipients today of the generosity of The Idaho Foodbank and its supporters. The Idaho Foodbank made a large delivery in Ashton on Thursday, December 18. Boxes containing a ham or turkey, milk products and fresh produce were available. Thanks you to: Rebecca Read More
Updated: The Idaho Ho Ho CD was #1 at the Record Exchange in Boise during the Christmas Holidays! For five years, Idaho Ho Ho: A Celebration of Idaho Artists has put food on the table for more than 100,000 Idahoans in need. This year’s album again features some of Idaho’s best musicians, all of whom Read More
On Wednesday, December 10th, Elizabeth Stratton, Nutrition Education Specialist in Lewiston hosted a group of preschoolers at the warehouse for a lesson on nutrition and food banking. The kids enjoyed watching a short Sesame Street video on food banking, learning about the food groups, weighing their donated food and standing on the large scale. Elizabeth Read More
The 17th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser in 2014 was another tremendous success for The Idaho Foodbank, with spectacular weather helping bring out thousands to the event on the Grove on Black Friday. In total, the event raised $35,500, enough to provide the food for 142,000 meals. This year’s event also boasted the fifth edition of Read More