Almost 1 in 5 Idaho children live in a household struggling with food hardship and hunger.
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
On Friday, August 23, Radio MIX 106 in Boise sponsored its second annual Cares for Kids radiothon. The 12-hour on-air event raised more than $59,000 for The Idaho Foodbank’s Backpack Program. Every school weekend in Idaho, thousands of children leave school and face two days without enough food. The Idaho Foodbank currently distributes 2,000 Read More
This is one of those too-good-to-be-true stories in which we are occasionally lucky to be involved. Monthly for nearly four years, Navy veteran Tony Ducoin has stopped into the Foodbank’s Boise warehouse to donate $200, always in person and always in cash. He directs that generous donation to a different program each month, including the Read More
RC Willey hosted its first Volunteer Expo on July 23 at its Meridian store. The goal was to encourage employees to continue donating time to help community organizations make life better for those who need a little help. The Idaho Foodbank was invited to attend along with the Assistance League of Boise and Read More
Last year, one of Aiden D’Abrosio’s friends donated his birthday money to the Idaho Humane Society. This year, Aiden told his mother Collette he wanted to do something similar for his fourth birthday. She asked him who he wanted to help, and Aiden decided it would be kids. Collette scrolled through several websites Read More