The 2015 Mix 106 Radio Radio-A-Thon to support the Backpack program was a huge success – we raised over $68,000 from 188 new and returning Backpack Buddies! This was the 4th year that sponsor Mix 106’s Mike Kasper and Kate McGuire have held the 12-hour radio drive promoting The Idaho Foodbank’s Backpack program
We had over 150 Volunteers from Citibank, ConAgra, the Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, the Junior League and Agri Beef help build 7,300 backpacks refills on Martin Luther Kind/Human Rights Day in January. Learn more about volunteering at The Idaho Foodbank.
One in four Idaho children lives in a household struggling with food hardship and hunger. A “Backpack Buddy” is a needy child’s invisible superhero. When a child relies on school meals, the weekends can be long and filled with hunger. But your donation provides the nutritious food for 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners and snacks Read More