When the Foodbank was in need of boxes to fill with food for seniors in need in June, we were coming up short. With 2,000 food boxes set to go out with items specifically chosen for senior nutrition, we weren’t going to have the boxes needed to reach our goal. That’s when Mike Watanabe and […]
Joe Hall, owner of Joe Hall Ford Lincoln in Lewiston, continues to out-do himself each year with his Cereal and Peanut Butter Drive at Rosauer’s in Lewiston. The fifth edition of the event beat last year’s totals, with 1,770 pounds of cereal and 1,071 pounds of peanut butter being donated to serve north central Idaho’s children. […]
As Christmas approaches, Albertsons is coming through in the clutch for families in need. The newest shipment of meals is part of Albertsons’ “Santa Bucks” campaign, enabling customers to donate at the register by rounding up their purchase or adding $1, $5 or $10 as a donation. The campaign, along with “Turkey Bucks” during November, enables customers and associates to work together to raise the funds needed to provide delicious meals.
Alliance Title came by our office yesterday with a very generous donation of $16,587. Their offices in the Treasure Valley and in Montana, Washington and Wyoming run competitions during the fall. They also sent us a few photos of some of their “Canstructures” from their companywide contest.
Micron provides employees an annual holiday gift (choice of ham or turkey) in appreciation of their hard work throughout the year. Since 2001, many employees have chosen to donate their hams/turkeys to families through The Idaho Foodbank. This year’s donation brings the 15-year total to more than 23,000 turkeys and hams for Idaho families.
The 9th Annual Hunger Bowl is coming and this year’s edition promises to be an innovative and successful spin on the annual tradition. Boise State has once again teamed up with The Idaho Foodbank, The Salvation Army and the Boise Rescue Mission Ministries to help in the effort to solve hunger as the organizations prepare for the busy fall and winter seasons.