Volunteer Update

Volunteers are critical to our ability to move food across the state; they are the heart and hands of our organization. Currently our volunteer programs are intact at our warehouses in Boise, Lewiston and Pocatello. We are not canceling any of our volunteer groups at this time. We are reducing our volunteer shift sizes in an effort to practice social distancing by reducing the amount of people in each shift and separating these smaller volunteer groups into different areas of our warehouses.

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Idaho Foodbank – Coronavirus News for Community Partners

Coronavirus Response Important Update 3-25-2020 The Idaho Foodbank and your organization are considered an essential service and vital to providing food. Therefore we are exempt from Governor Little’s Statewide Stay-At-Home Order. Your facility can remain open. In addition, your volunteers are considered essential personnel. Please keep your social distancing procedures in place and encourage healthy, […]

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Coronavirus in Idaho Update

The Idaho Foodbank and its partner agencies across the state are considered an essential service and vital to providing food. Therefore we are exempt from Governor Little’s Statewide Stay-At-Home Order. Our facilities are open, and our volunteers are considered essential personnel.

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TEFAP Update 3-19-2020

TEFAP Update Information Effective immediately, income eligibility for TEFAP has increased to 250% of the Federal Poverty Guideline. This increase will remain in effect through June 14th, 2020. Attached are new English and Spanish TEFAP applications with updated monthly income eligibility. Please make sure that these are distributed to your pantries and feeding sites for […]

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CSFP Update 3-19-2020

CSFP Update IFB is planning to utilize double issuances where possible. Idaho has received permission to distribute two boxes at a time in April, covering the months of April and May of service. This will minimize the number of distributions we have, and prevent seniors from having to leave their houses multiple times to access […]

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