Four Tips For Spring Cleaning Your Diet

Our dietitian Alexa has shared some tips for spring cleaning your diet. Here are some ways to eat healthy without breaking the pocket book. Get moving: If you do not yet have an exercise routine, this is a great time to get one into place. Exercising regularly offers up many benefits — from helping us […]

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Magic Valley Partnership Grows Programs

Supported by a grant from the ConAgra Foods Foundation, the Foodbank led a year-long collaboration project to assess and address childhood hunger and food insecurity in Twin Falls County. The University of Idaho Extension Campus was a major partner in this effort, as were numerous organizations dedicated to finding community-wide solutions to hunger. Funding supported expansion […]

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Innovation To The Rescue

Don Brown, our Food Sourcing field representative, learned that global seed company Seminis was growing onions as part of their seed development process. The resulting crop of top quality onions was disposed of as animal feed. After several discussions, Seminis made the decision to donate the onions; but there was a hitch. The product was […]

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Thank You to our Volunteers

In the last year, we’ve had more than 24,000 volunteers help solve hunger in Idaho. Our volunteers gave more than 58,000 hours to the effort. That’s the equivalent of 28 full-time employees. We’d never be able to do this important work without all of you.

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Avoiding The Impossible Decision

Many hungry seniors in Idaho are left with an impossible choice: purchase the healthy food they need to stay healthy or use that money to buy medicine. It’s a situation Millie G., a recipient of The Idaho Foodbank, has experienced.

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