Fighting Much More Than Hunger

It’s hard enough to maintain health when living on the streets as a homeless adult, but for Christine, that struggle got even more difficult when she was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer — her second cancer diagnosis. “It hit me hard,” said Christine. “I see a difference in my health when I eat […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Laura

Spring is a time food, money and time donations can often drop off as the weather gets nicer. That’s why The Idaho Foodbank works with community partners to help raise funds to feed hungry Idahoans. One of those partners is Idaho Central Credit Union, who recently hosted the second annual radio-a-thon in its Pocatello headquarters […]

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Harvest Report: Potato Pack Night

Last night at the LDS Potato Farm in Caldwell, workers packed a full semi load of potatoes and we were fortunate to receive a truck from Andrus Trucking. This morning the truck picked up the potatoes and delivered them to Pocatello. Here is a great video that displays this awesome process, which will happen each […]

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Seeing Hunger In The Family And Giving Back

The ability to provide food for hungry Idaho families wouldn’t be possible without donor funding. On Thursday, February 22nd, The Idaho Foodbank honored its longest-tenured financial supporters with a thank-you luncheon. Two of the donors in attendance were Jeff and Jeanette, Idaho Foodbank supporters since 1995. Why did they start giving to the Foodbank? “The […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Betty

Betty has made volunteering an important part of her life. For her, volunteering is more than a hobby – it’s a lifelong commitment. Whenever Betty isn’t skydiving, she is an active volunteer. In addition to helping The Idaho Foodbank, she also works with refugees, tutoring them for their citizenship tests through the International Rescue Committee […]

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