BOISE, ID – Albertsons and its loyal customers have outdone themselves again, donating 2,298 holiday meals to The Idaho Foodbank on Friday as part of the “Turkey Bucks” campaign. The meal total is nearly 1,000 meals more than they donated in 2014. The Thanksgiving dinners were provided through the “Turkey Bucks” campaign, which enables customers […]
Earlier this month, The Idaho Foodbank had the opportunity to participate in the 2015 “Hometown Heroes Event” that was put on by the JRM Foundation for Humanity. Hometown Heroes recognizes individuals, as well as organizations that embody the spirit of philanthropy and have shown an outstanding commitment to creating better communities in Idaho. It may […]
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.