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.
Albertsons is once again teaming with Boise State football with its yearly tradition of “Sacks for Hunger,” a unique way to raise funds to help provide food for the roughly 179,000 people The Idaho Foodbank serves each month. For each sack the Broncos defense tallies this season, Albertsons will donate $500, up to $20,000 for the season.
Pocatello native Adam Walker has been named manager for The Idaho Foodbank’s Eastern Idaho Branch. Walker brings to The Idaho Foodbank 14 years of experience in the industrial and agricultural industries, with a specialization in logistics and procurement.
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.
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.
April 2, 2018 – Walmart kicked off its fifth annual nationwide “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign today online and in stores by asking its 150 million weekly shoppers to raise the bar to support the Feeding America network of 200 local food banks and the one in eight people who battle hunger in America at some […]