Feed the Foodbank 2017 Wraps Up With Celebration

This year’s edition of Feed the Foodbank in Lewiston was another success we couldn’t have expected. This year’s campaign wrapped up with a total raised of $10,284.83 and 6,924 pounds of food. That’s enough to provide more than 115,000 meals. What an amazing community effort. It really shows what can be done when companies and […]

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Cranksgiving Provides More Than 1,000 Turkeys

This year’s Cranksgiving event in Pocatello was another success,with the community coming together to provide more than 1,000 turkeys for Idahoans in need. Not only did Barrie’s Ski and Sports help collect the turkeys and then get dozens of dedicated volunteers to bicycle the turkeys down to our warehouse in Pocatello, they also got to […]

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20th Empty Bowls Exceeds Goals

You all are amazing!  Our 20th anniversary of Empty Bowls reached new heights by surpassing our goal of $40K with a total of $40,272; this will provide 201,360 meals this holiday season.  We saw more than 1,000 attendees enjoy last Friday’s event on the Grove Plaza, plus a marriage proposal (she said yes. The picture of […]

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Albertsons Wins Philanthropy Award

This year, The Idaho Foodbank had the tremendous honor of nominating the Albertsons Companies Intermountain Division for a special award – the Idaho Philanthropy Day Philanthropic Company/Foundation Award. With all the food and funds the company provides, as well as having a seat on our Board of Directors, the company plays a pivotal role in […]

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Sharing The Day With Those In Need

Thanksgiving is a time when loved ones come together and communities rally in support of families in need. Recently, citizens of Nampa did their part to share the gift of giving with their neighbors. The week before Thanksgiving, over 100 families attended the Share the Day event in Nampa. They received haircuts, medical screenings, coats, […]

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