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 […]
Ninety volunteers spent the morning of their Martin Luther King Jr./Idaho Human Rights Day holiday at The Idaho Foodbank. They came from such companies as Albertsons, Citigroup and Idaho Central Credit Union; as well as from the Junior League and the Italian American Club of Boise; and as families. Two groups assembled 3,600 Backpack refills […]
Western States CAT, Albertsons and Wells Fargo team up to raise 450,000 pounds of food for Intermountain West communities While the holidays are known as a time of giving, the New Year presents the biggest challenge to food banks and the families they serve. In January, donations regularly drop off by more than a third. […]
Western States CAT, Albertsons and Wells Fargo team up to raise 450,000 pounds of food for Intermountain West communities While the holidays are known as a time of giving, the New Year presents the biggest challenge to food banks and the families they serve. In January, donations regularly drop off by more than […]
Once the shock that they had actually won the $1 million Idaho Raffle started to wear off, the families involved began to think about what sort of lesson they could impart to their children. “We asked, ‘What are we going to do to have our kids associate this with more than material things?’ ” said […]
The 97-member Classy Car Club donated $1,000 to The Idaho Foodbank in Pocatello, enough to provide 3,000 meals. Members of the Classy Car Club, in addition to enjoying each others company and cars, are community-service oriented and seek opportunities to help others in Southeast Idaho. Money donated to charitable organizations is entirely provided by […]
It’s a blustery night and the warm confines of the Women in Steel building in Garden City feel pretty good to those who have just shown up for a Cooking Matters class, put on by the Idaho Foodbank and other local partners. The comforting aroma of something in the oven, possibly a chocolate cake, […]
Donations to The Idaho Foodbank from Idaho Power’s Eastern Employee Community Service Fund, a virtual food drive and company matches has resulted in over $1,100 in the last month. The donations will provide at least 3,300 meals. “We like to give to our local community,” said Mark Lupo, Idaho Power Company’s Community Relations Representative.
We got a nice surprise at our Lewiston warehouse from the store managers of the Les Schwab tire centers in Lewiston. Rik Warden and Randy Tipton dropped off the 54 turkeys they purchased from Costco especially for us. Les Schwab stores across the state have also served as drop-off points for turkey donations. […]