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About The Idaho Foodbank

The Idaho Foodbank is an independent, donor-supported, nonprofit organization founded in 1984, and is the largest distributor of free food assistance in Idaho. From warehouses in Boise, Lewiston and Pocatello, the Foodbank has distributed more than 135 million pounds of food to Idaho families through a network of more than 230 community-based partners. These include rescue missions, church pantries, emergency shelters and community kitchens. The Foodbank also operates direct-service programs that promote healthy families and communities through good nutrition.

Hunger in Idaho

Hunger in Idaho

More than 230,000 Idahoans, including more than 75,000 children, are food insecure, meaning they live at risk of hunger. More than 1 in 6 Idaho children and about 1 in 7 Idahoans is food insecure.
Mission - Vision - Values

Mission - Vision - Values

Mission Our mission is to help feed, educate and advocate for Idaho’s hungry through collaborative partnerships to develop efficient solutions that strengthen individuals, families and communities.
Annual Report and Financials

Annual Report and Financials

In this last fiscal year, The Idaho Foodbank distributed more than 18.7 million pounds of food, the equivalent of 15.5 millions meals
Board of Directors

Board of Directors

An all-volunteer Board of Directors provides guidance, direction, and oversight to The Idaho Foodbank.
Employment

Employment

Employment Opportunities at The Idaho Foodbank The Idaho Foodbank (IFB) seeks motivated and flexible individuals driven by the needs and goals of a nonprofit organization. Those who are passionate about IFB’s mission, who have integrity and want to ...
A Fresh Approach Campaign

A Fresh Approach Campaign

The Idaho Foodbank’s A Fresh Approach campaign purpose is to increase our storage and transportation capabilities, which will result in more food reaching more people in more communities statewide.
Foodbanking 101

Foodbanking 101

The Idaho Foodbank Vision Statement: A Hunger-Free Idaho. The Idaho Foodbank,  established in 1984, is an independent nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization with warehouses in Boise, Lewiston and Pocatello. It is the largest hunger relief organization and the largest distributor of free food assistance in Idaho.
Food Rescue

Food Rescue

  Food Rescue is a partnership with grocers statewide that provides an opportunity for The Idaho Foodbank to quickly distribute nutritious and often perishable food to our neighbors in need, while also preventing unnecessary waste.
History

History

History of The Idaho Foodbank   Governor John Evans and the Idaho Foodbank in 1984 In 1984, Idaho Governor John Evans donated the space and cut the ribbon for The Idaho Foodbank Surplus Warehouse in Boise. It was just the beginning of an ...
Idaho Food Bank Fund

Idaho Food Bank Fund

The Idaho Food Bank Fund gives Idaho taxpayers the opportunity to help hunger relief organizations through a “check-off” donation on their state tax return.