As part of the “Turkey Bucks” campaign, shoppers at Albertsons all over the state have an opportunity to add to their purchase totals to donate $1, $5 or $10 to help Idaho families in need. Last year, Albertsons and its customers donated over 3,000 holiday meals to recipients of The Idaho Foodbank as part of […]
As part of the “Hunger To Health” initiative, The Idaho Foodbank has actively developed relationships with healthcare organizations to create co-locating partnerships; a collaboration of food bank and medical services at one shared location to address the needs of clients in a specific community. One such successful combination of these community services is the partnership with St. Mary’s and Clearwater Valley Hospitals and Clinics based in Cottonwood and Orofino Idaho.
On November 29, the Friday after Thanksgiving, The Idaho Foodbank will be hosting its annual Empty Bowls event in downtown Boise on the Grove Plaza Throughout the year, we collect handcrafted and hand-painted bowls from professional and amateur artisans, students and studios. The event offers the opportunity to select a unique bowl from thousands and […]
‘During the month of September, The Idaho Foodbank ran a first time back to school campaign with a goal of raising funds and awareness across the entire state of Idaho for the Backpack and School Pantry programs. All month Idahoans were encouraged to “Feed Kids and Fuel Learning” by making online donations or by participating […]
The spirt of giving is strong in Idaho. Therefore, it is fitting that “National Make a Difference Day” on October 26th falls within Idaho Hunger Awareness Month. The following is a story that may help to inspire many Idahoans looking to make an impact. It started in April of 2016 when Paul’s Market closed in […]
Job Title: Food Sourcing Coordinator Classification: Full-Time, Non-Exempt Department: Development Supervisor: Food Sourcing Manager Location: Boise, ID JOB SUMMARY The Food Sourcing Coordinator is focused on coordinating the Food Rescue Program along with the Community food drives and the Power of Purchase Program. Donor stewardship and customer relations is a critical focus area, encompassing the […]