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.
Karen Vauk, President and CEO of The Idaho Foodbank, will participate in Go Lead Idaho’s “You Can’t Be What You Can’t See” conference on Saturday, April 13. Karen will be a member of the “Family and Child Welfare” panel. The group will address opportunities for activism, volunteerism, grassroots involvement, professional opportunities (paid or board positions) Read More
The Idaho Foodbank’s President and CEO Karen Vauk was one of the women honored at the Women’s and Children’s Alliance annual Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) luncheon at noon on Wednesday, March 13, at the Boise Centre. A total of 51 women were celebrated at the event. Vauk was nominated by Mike Jung, Read More
Regence BlueShield of Idaho has long been a generous donor to the Foodbank. Now LifeMap, a sister company of Regence, has become part of the Foodbank family. Bryan Ogden, a Boise-based sales executive, said his home office in Portland had a food drive for the Oregon Food Bank over the holidays. As part of the Read More
(click photos to enlarge) KTVB Channel 7 put the finishing touch on its Community Cares Day with a check for $33,138.59. General Manager Doug Armstrong and Community Service Director Sally Craven presented the results of the all-day Read More
“One of our favorite traditions” In a tradition that goes back more than a decade, the employees at Micron Technology have donated nearly 1,000 turkeys and hams to The Idaho Foodbank’s Boise warehouse. Each holiday season, Micron provides employees an annual holiday gift (choice of ham or turkey) in appreciation of their hard Read More