The Idaho Foodbank is utilizing National Nutrition Month to launch “Million Meals in March”, a statewide campaign with a goal of collecting the food and funds for 1,000,000 meals in the month. The Foodbank distributes food for more than 1,000,000 meals every month, yet the spring is typically a time when food and fund donations […]
Members of the Idaho Steelheads joined The Idaho Foodbank and beef producers from the Idaho Beef Council for a special beef distribution in Boise on Thursday, March 16, 2017. The Beef, donated to The Idaho Foodbank through the Beef Counts program, was distributed to families in need. In 2010 Beef Counts was formed, a community campaign […]
The Idaho Foodbank’s registered dietitian Alexa has some tips about how to make sure you’re getting healthy produce in an affordable way. It all starts with knowing what’s in season. Fresh, Frozen, and Canned Produce A busy lifestyle may not always allow us to have fresh vegetables on hand. But, there are benefits and drawbacks of […]
It was a late night in his native San Bernadino when Alexander Mattison, now a Boise State football player, came to learn how important his parents were in keeping his life together.
Boise State basketball player David Wacker is no stranger to hunger. “I went to a public high school right in the north east side of San Antonio and we had people from all different walks of life and different economic and social backgrounds,” said Wacker. “It was really good for me socially to interact with them. […]
When Casey, his wife and son showed up to a recent Foodbank mobile pantry in Boise, he wasn’t shy about sharing his story. For him, there was no shame to being in need. He has moved beyond pride and is focused on providing for his young son, a student at the school where the mobile pantry […]