By Michael H. O’Donnell email@example.com POCATELLO — Idaho Foodbank manager Rebecca Ristem knows the face of hunger. “A Hispanic family showed up two weeks ago with little kids and the 5-year-old had to translate,” Ristem said. “She said, ‘My mom and dad haven’t eaten in two days.’ The parents were going hungry to feed their […]
Through its new Charity of Choice program, Micron and the Micron Technology Foundation are empowering employees at major company sites to select the charities that matter most to them. These charities will receive both monetary support and focused volunteer support for a full year. Idaho-based Micron team members selected The Idaho Foodbank as their 2014 “Charity of Choice,” which includes a $20,000 monetary donation.
The Boise Blues Society celebrated their annual “Sunday Blues” party on July 20, and according to those who attended and commented on their Facebook page, it was one of the best ever. If the food drive for The Idaho Foodbank was any indication, it was certainly one of the best attended! Admittance to the event is […]
With hunger numbers continuing to create added demand across our state, Twin County United Way is doing their part in helping out. The organization donated $10,633.83 to help The Idaho Foodbank fund its programs that reach low-income and food-insecure families and children in north central Idaho and beyond. Their money will go to the Backpack […]
By Karen Lehr KIVI TV Channel 6 Boise. CREATED Jul 18, 2014 Anyone who’s successfully grown backyard produce quickly learns you’re likely to end up with an ample harvest of fresh organic goods. That’s why Gary Oppenheimer founded AmpleHarvest.org – to connect the dots between home gardeners and people in the community that need it. “The heart of […]