Harvest season means millions of pounds of fresh produce coming through our warehouses. These incredibly generous donations from agriculture leaders all over our state make for nutritious gifts for the Idahoans in need. But it also puts a strain on operations in our warehouses as the effort is to move this food as quickly and safely as possible.
When Michael pulled up at the school pantry in Kuna for the first time early this year, he paused before he went inside. Like many who ask for help, the decision to admit his need was not an easy one. “It was a little hard to come in here for the first time,” he says. […]
The Boise Co-op is partnering with The Idaho Foodbank and our Co-Owners to sponsor this year’s National Hunger Action Month. For the month of September, the Boise Co-op will be matching all donations made in our stores, up to a total of $2,500. Every dollar donated to Idaho Food Bank provides four meals to hungry […]
The Idaho Foodbank would like to say thank you to our current group of AmeriCorps VISTA members. They have successfully completed a one year term of service here at The Idaho Foodbank, working with various departments to expand our capability to address food insecurity in Idaho. The current group of VISTAs focused on senior and child […]
The peaches at the LDS Orchard are ripe and ready to head to the tables of Idahoans in need. We are receiving 26 bins filled with these delicious fruit and they’ll head out to our partners all over our state. But that’s not all. The pears to the left are almost ready, too. This will be […]
Great news, as the results from the 2016 Centurylink Backpack Buddies fund drive are coming in. The Idaho Foodbank has received more than $15k including a generous match from Centurylink! What an incredible success for this fund drive. This total makes The Idaho Foodbank ranked in the top 20 for all 140 nonprofits involved in […]