The Feeding the 5000 campaign has been an annual event now for 17 years. The theme for this year is “this is the kind of fasting I have chosen:… Share your food with the hungry.” Isaiah 58:6-7 – it runs from March 8, 2014 through May 5, 2014. The events include: Feeding the 5000 Families […]
Walk, Run or Bike to ‘BRIDGE THE GAP’ on Hunger MARCH 22 in Lewiston – Primeland Cooperatives and their parent company, CHS, are actively involved in combatting hunger in their local communities through a number of fundraising events and food drives as part of their annual “Harvest for Hunger” campaign March 1-20.
On Wednesday, February 5, KTVB presented The Idaho Foodbank’s CEO Karen Vauk with a check for $51,162 from donations made to KTVB’s fifth annual 7Cares Day held December 7. This was in addition to donations the Foodbank had received the day of the event, bringing the total to $55,067.42. KTVB-TV’s extraordinary six-hour food and fund […]
Rick and Stephanie Dean, Co-owners of Moxie Java, presented Karen Vauk, President and CEO of The Idaho Foodbank, with a check for $7,821.60, the proceeds from the 2013 Idaho Ho Ho initiative. Held during the 2013 holiday season, the fundraiser included the fourth Idaho Ho Ho Christmas CD as well as Moxie Java’s Idaho Ho […]
Tristan’s school, Liberty Elementary, recently held a food drive, benefiting the Idaho Foodbank. His school donated nearly 2,000 pounds of food, but Tristan decided to give even more. He donated $150 of his own money. Money he’d been saving to go to Disney land. Why did Tristan decide to donate all that money?
Proceeds Will Go to The Idaho Foodbank On Saturday, Feb. 1, Daisy’s Madhouse will present its fifth annual “Will Act for Food: A Play Festival in 24 Hours” to benefit The Idaho Foodbank. The popular evening of original one-act plays is sponsored and hosted by Boise Little Theater. On Friday, Jan. 31, at […]
Last year, taxpayers provided $100,000 in grants to 31 anti-hunger groups statewide The Idaho Food Bank Fund’s fourth year was again a tribute to the generosity of Idaho taxpayers. The fund’s executive committee distributed 31 grants worth $100,000 in 2013, up from $99,912.71, $90,978.04 and $78,100 during the fund’s previous years. For example, grants to […]
Twenty students chose The Idaho Foodbank’s Lewiston branch as the place to do a day of service on Martin Luther King Jr./Idaho Human Rights Day. Eighteen students from Lewis-Clark State College and two from Jennifer Junior High helped repack 3,750 pounds of pearl onions, 874 pounds of french fries and 3,294 pounds of Cuban-style […]
The kickoff for the Dump Hunger food drive in Lewiston was a rousing success. On Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Lewiston Albertsons, generous donors started us off with 449 pounds of food and $423. For more information in Lewiston about this important food drive, use this link or contact Cari Miller at email@example.com.
Another 70 volunteers rolled in for the afternoon shift of the Martin Luther King Jr./Idaho Human Rights Day service project at The Idaho Foodbank. This group was made up of volunteers from Citigroup, Agri Beef, the Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, the Baha’i Community of Boise and the Junior League. Many had already worked the morning […]