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In 2020, more than 29,000 volunteers dedicated 70,000 hours helping The Idaho Foodbank provide emergency food assistance across the state. Volunteers sort, repack, and load food donations; teach cooking classes, build backpacks; and distribute food at mobile pantries.
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April is Volunteer Appreciation Month

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month! The Idaho Foodbank works with more than 29,000 volunteers a year who donate over 70,000 hours of service; enough to fill 33 full-time positions. We couldn’t do our work without our volunteers and our aim is to celebrate the kids, seniors, families, corporations and organizations who give their time and talents year-round.

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The Idaho Foodbank Announces New Board Members

The Idaho Foodbank is pleased to announce five new members to its board of directors. These community members bring years of business, nonprofit and philanthropic experience to an esteemed and strategic group helping to solve the challenge of hunger in Idaho.

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Update on Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

The USDA has announced the extension of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, also known as the “Farmers to Families” food boxes thru April 2021. SunTerra Produce was selected as the vendor to distribute this product in Idaho. The Idaho Foodbank is currently working through the contract expectations and delivery options, and more details are forthcoming.

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