Players from the University of Nevada and Ohio University football teams playing in this year’s Famous Potato Bowl competed on Monday to “Tackle Hunger” at Bishop Kelly High School. In less than 90 minutes, the Wolf Pack and Bobcats football team members prepared and boxed over 40,000 meals for The Idaho Foodbank.
The story of a December mobile food pantry distribution coordinated by The Cornerstone Assembly Church in Weiser. The food was brought in by The Idaho Foodbank and included more than 500 roasts that had been donated by the Idaho Beef Council, Agri Beef and the Idaho Cattle Association.
The Warehouse Specialist is critical in our vision to create a hunger-free Idaho. The selected candidate will be responsible for safely moving food in and out of our distribution center. This will be completed by performing a variety of manual tasks associated with the acquisition, storage, and distribution of food and other donated products including pulling orders, unloading deliveries, repacking food products, operating warehouse equipment, and general maintenance and cleanup.
Responsible for all matters in Agency Relations. This includes assistance in establishing a strong Partner Agency Network through the recruitment of partners that align with The Idaho Foodbank’s mission, supporting the growth and retention of partner agencies, and ensuring agency compliance with all necessary laws, policies, and guidelines regarding safe food distribution. The Agency Relations Specialist position also supports the Agency Relations Supervisor and the Director of Partnerships and Programs in identifying and ensuring equitable distribution of product on a statewide basis.
The Marketing Associate internship supports the marketing, development and fundraising teams. S/he supports in implementing communications best practices, including traditional and digital media channels to further The Foodbanks mission. Opportunities and responsibilities could include supporting the team through research, project management, writing, design and collaboration.
The Holiday Heroes food distribution on Monday, Dec. 16 at the Nez Perce County Fairgrounds near Lewiston was a big success. Food came from the Holiday Heroes food drive at Rosauers in Lewiston, which was a promotion put on by area radio stations and additional food for this distribution was provided by our North Central Branch’s warehouse.