As part of the annual Turkey Bucks campaign, shoppers at Albertsons stores in southern Idaho had the opportunity to add to their purchase totals to donate $1, $5 or $10 to Idaho families in need. On Thursday, November 13, Albertsons came to The Idaho Foodbank with a truck filled with 3,067 full turkey dinners for the families who need them most.
Veterans Day reminds us of our duty to support Americans in uniform who have served our nation. It’s an opportunity to reflect on our veterans’ sacrifices and examine ways we can help them when they return home and re-enter civilian life. As we support them, we can certainly agree that no veteran should go hungry. But, hunger, unfortunately remains a serious concern for veterans in Idaho and across the country.
The Idaho Foodbank Announces Branch Manager and Development Coordinator for North Central Idaho —Deb Snyder and Laura Lumley Bring Deep Non-Profit Knowledge and Commitment to Serving Those Facing Food Insecurity— Oct. 31, 2018 (BOISE, ID) – The Idaho Foodbank announced today the addition of two key team members to its North Central Branch. Deb Snyder […]
Happy Day Brands will help fill the bellies and hearts of hungry schoolchildren and their families by donating 100,000 superfood gluten-free oatmeal servings to The Idaho Foodbank’s School Pantry Program. Happy Day Brands is a Boise-based company co-founded by Mark and Jeanette Priddy that sells socially conscious chocolate, tea, coffee, and superfood oatmeal grown from […]
If you’ve ever wondered why cooking matters, look no further than Jerry, a student in The Idaho Foodbank’s Cooking Matters class. From helping with cholesterol levels to losing almost 80 pounds, Jerry has learned a lot about the benefits of cooking. “I thought health nuts were coo coo,” he said. “But I kind of see myself turning into one. I’ve enjoyed the heck out of the program.”
For women at The East Boise Community Reentry Center, the gift of a second chance is precious. The ability to start a new chapter gives them a sense of purpose and helps provide the necessary steps for their successful transition back into the community. Volunteering at The Idaho Foodbank provides such an opportunity.