Albertsons Tops Previous Record, Provides More than 3,000 Holiday Meals to Idahoans in Need

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.

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No Veteran Should Go Hungry

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.

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The Idaho Foodbank Announces Branch Manager and Development Coordinator for North Central Idaho

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 […]

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Happy Day Brands Brightens Lives of Idaho Families with Donation of 100,000 Meals

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 […]

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Losing Weight – Gaining Confidence: Meet Jerry

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.”

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