Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined forces with WinCo Foods to donate more than 38,000 pounds of protein to The Idaho Foodbank on May 22nd. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes donation tour. The donation, equivalent to more than 153,000 servings, will help families fight hunger across Idaho.
Right now the weather is picture perfect in SW Idaho. The cold temps of winter have given way to beautiful, sunny spring days. Here’s a look at how some of our local crops are faring…
Just released – this year’s Map the Meal Gap report provides critical information about food insecurity rates at both the state and county levels, as well as the family budget shortfall for food-insecure Idahoans.
The darker the leaves, the more nutrient-rich the lettuce. Summer is almost here and we have some tasty tips for spicing up your salad and enjoying those healthy greens.
April was Volunteer Appreciation Month and we are so grateful for the support we received from our amazing volunteers. Gene is one of our longest-tenured volunteers and he racked up nearly 600 hours at the Foodbank in 2017. He is an inspiration to everyone here and we truly appreciate his commitment to helping solve hunger. […]
Finding a place to sleep is just one of the struggles facing the 2,000 homeless people in Idaho*. Healthy food is often just as elusive as safe shelter. Fortunately food pantries across the state provide a variety of food options for hungry Idahoans. Jonathan is one person who has benefited from the food pantry at […]