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.
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 […]
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 […]