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Author: Charles Ellsworth

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A Chefs’ Affaire 2022

Thank you to everyone who shared a table with The Idaho Foodbank and others who are committed to our vision of a hunger-free Idaho and a healthier state. A special…

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Idaho Hunger Awareness Month

October is Hunger Awareness Month in Idaho, which shines a light on the challenges for individuals and families facing hunger. This is also an opportunity to highlight and strengthen the partnerships and coalitions that work together to address hunger in Idaho. 

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Partner Highlight: Lewis Clark State College (LCSC) Pantry 

When students don’t have the nutrition they need it often causes stress and anxiety along with challenges concentrating in class and focusing on learning. For college students lack of food may harm their ability to achieve educational and professional goals.

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Visitors from Georgia

The Idaho Foodbank recently hosted visitors from the country of Georgia at our facility in Meridian. The visit was organized by Global Ties Idaho as part of the U.S. State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program.  

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A Day for Families to Scare Away Hunger! – Pocatello

Join us for Scare Away Hunger on Saturday, October 22nd! This is a Family Day of Volunteering at The Idaho Foodbank warehouse in Pocatello. There are one-hour sessions available from 10AM to 2PM for families with children as young as 4 years old to volunteer. Costumes are encouraged and welcome! Space is limited so please call Shaela at 208-233-8811 to sign up.

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Healthy Snacks for the Halloween Season

In October there are treats and pumpkin-spice flavored goodies galore! Enjoying these foods in moderation is great, but it’s important to incorporate healthy snacks into your diet as well.

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Indigenous Peoples Day

Indigenous Peoples Day is on October 10, 2022. Indigenous Peoples Day celebrates the cultures and histories of the Native American people. There are five federally recognized tribes that call Idaho home – The Shoshone-Bannock Tribe, The Shoshone-Paiute Tribe, The Coeur d’Alene Tribe, The Nez Perce Tribe, and the Kootenai Tribe.

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North Central Back to School Radiothon

On Wednesday, September 28th, the McVey Entertainment Group in North Central Idaho will be hosting an all-day radiothon on their stations. This radiothon will be in support of The Idaho…

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Pocatello Music Festival

Last month was Pocatello’s 1st annual Idaho Foodbank Music Festival. Money raised during this event benefitted The Idaho Foodbank. We had a great turnout for the concert and attendees were…