For Yvette, the mobile pantry at WICAP in Weiser is more than just a place to get food. But it hasn’t always been that easy for Yvette. “I have a hard time asking for help and it takes a lot for me to ask for help. And I had to do it.”
Today we celebrated the gift from J.R. Simplot Company and Kenworth Sales Company of two new trucks to help us distribute food. he Idaho Trucking Association and Truckers Delivering Hope are helping The Idaho Foodbank launch “Idaho Hunger Awareness Month” for October with a major donation, and it couldn’t come at a better time. Learn More
The harvest is here and it is in full swing. We’re watching harvest numbers closely and we’re hearing the current Golden Delicious Apple harvest (pictured) is going quite well. We’re expecting to see apples and Bartlett Pears to start making their way to the plates of Idahoans who are hungry by late next week. But […]
Fire season is in full swing and it’s affecting a lot of Idahoans. Some of these pallets of mashed potatoes will be on their way to north central Idaho to help families who are losing homes or are displaced.
Our farm at the prison continues to come along well. This is what seven acres of Winter Squash looks like. The vines are loaded despite our early setback this spring. We’ve even mixed in some old school Hubbard Squash. Ask your grandparents about these as they were a staple of many root cellars as they will keep upwards of […]
Like many Idaho families, Tarrence and Brandye don’t need help every single day. Instead, it’s the end of the month, when bills pile up and the money from the last paycheck draws thin. Those are the difficult days. “By the end of the month, our cupboards are empty; our fridge is empty; everyone is hungry,” […]