September is Hunger Action Month

What is it?  Hunger Action Month® (HAM) is the Feeding America network’s nationwide campaign during September designed to mobilize the public to take action on the issue of hunger. The campaign brings attention to the reality of food insecurity in the United States and promotes ways for individuals to get involved in the movement to help […]

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Boise State Fights Student Food Insecurity

School is back in session and most college students are settled in and well into their routine with classes, but for some, there’s not always certainty about where they will get their next meal. Collin Peterson with the Bean of Students at Boise State says about one in three students have expressed that they have gone hungry or have struggled with having enough food in the past thirty days.

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Summer feeding program in Boise kicks-off

Now that school is out for summer, many families struggle with food insecurity. The Idaho Foodbank estimates that nearly 70,000 children in Idaho rely on free and reduced-price lunches and breakfast during the school year. To help those families, community organizations around the state are stepping up to help feed these vulnerable kids during the […]

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