Through AmeriCorps VISTA, more than 8,000 Americans commit to volunteer full-time at nonprofit organizations every year. Right here in the Treasure Valley, VISTA members volunteer at the Idaho Foodbank, working up close with Idahoans in need.
Dot Foods, the nation’s largest food redistributor, is kicking off its new philanthropic program – the Dot Foods Neighbor-to-Neighbor Food Bank Program – by donating $50,000 to The Idaho Foodbank, a statewide hunger relief organization. The Idaho Foodbank services 39 of Idaho’s 44 counties, including the Magic Valley area. Dot Foods’ Neighbor-to-Neighbor Program will give […]
LocalHarvest has just redesigned their website. This is a great resource – go to localharvest.org and plug in your city or zip code to find farmers markets, farms and other food resources near you! “As we see it, the goal of the local food movement is to create thriving community-based food systems that will make […]
Make a cash donation to The Idaho Foodbank in April, and your gift will be included in the Challenge! For the 17th consecutive year, the Alan Shawn Feinstein Foundation will divide $1 million among non-profit organizations nationwide, using it as a spur to help them raise funds through the end of April. Feinstein’s past annual […]
The Great American Milk Drive is a national campaign by Feeding America to secure highly desired gallons of nutrient-rich milk for millions of hungry families—made possible by the nation’s milk companies and dairy farmers. Feeding America is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization with a network of more than 200 food banks and 61,000 agencies. […]
We’re especially pleased to see an increase in donations of nutrient rich, wholesome foods. This means that beyond just feeding people in need, we’re able to nourish them too. That’s especially important because children represent a large percentage of those we serve. We know good nutrition is essential to successful learning, proper physical growth and future health.