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.


A hunger-free Idaho

Core Values

  • Integrity – We take responsibility for our words, are accountable for our actions and demonstrate honesty.
  • Dignity – We treat our clients, partners, volunteers, donors and coworkers with respect, empathy and compassion without bias or judgment. We welcome and value the differences in all people.
  • Agility – We promote an organizational culture that encourages new ideas, improvements, flexibility and innovations, and turns challenges into opportunities.
  • Collaboration – We promote partnerships that engage individuals and organizations focused on the common goal of a hunger-free Idaho.

The Idaho Foodbank Creed

We strive to be valued by the citizens of Idaho for our relentless, collaborative efforts to end food insecurity and hunger in our state. We leverage the efficiencies of a statewide partner network, while we maintain a focus on local community solutions. Our fact-based commitment is to serve the state, its communities, families and individuals, and to achieve and preserve nutritional health for food-insecure Idahoans. Our service model must always demonstrate the best available practices, as well as the highest level of compassion, dignity and respect for our stakeholders and for each other.