TWIN FALLS — More than 30 Les Schwab Tire Centers, including the two Twin Falls locations, are accepting frozen turkeys, nonperishable food donations and monetary donations through Dec. 22 to provide meals for Idahoans who are in need of food this holiday season. The goal is to provide 600 turkeys this year.
The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, in conjunction with Feeding Children Everywhere, Albertsons and The Idaho Foodbank, will work together to create more than 61,000 meals for Idaho’s local communities.
The Nampa School District’s four Family Community Resource Centers provide food, clothes and other necessities to families in need.
Snake River Elementary School received 40 pounds of oatmeal Thursday, which will feed more than 50 families, thanks to Happy Day Brands and the Idaho Foodbank. The donation is the first of 100,000 servings heading to school pantries across the state.
The final tally is in for Empty Bowls 2018 is in! Generous sponsors, donors, volunteers and community members came together over the course of a few hours on Black Friday for the 21st Annual Empty Bowls, and amazing things happened. 1,217 Treasure Valley residents attended. 1,799 hand-crafted bowls were purchased. Read more and view the Empty Bowls slide show.
Happy Day Brands and the Idaho Foodbank were joined by Nampa School District officials and members of the Nampa City Council today as the first donation of the 100,000 servings heading to school pantries around the state filled the cupboards of Snake River Elementary School.