Supported by a grant from the ConAgra Foods Foundation, the Foodbank led a year-long collaboration project to assess and address childhood hunger and food insecurity in Twin Falls County. The University of Idaho Extension Campus was a major partner in this effort, as were numerous organizations dedicated to finding community-wide solutions to hunger. Funding supported expansion […]
BRING THE HEALTHY DISH If you are going to a party and are worried about which options they will have available, bring the healthy dish — the dish that you know you can rely on for your healthier option. DON’T SKIP MEALS Don’t skip breakfast or lunch just because you plan to eat at an […]
On Monday, June 6th, The Idaho Foodbank was joined by representatives from the City of Boise, Idaho State Department of Education, CNCS – AmeriCorps VISTA, United States Department of Agriculture, Boise Parks and Recreation, Boise School District and Idaho Commission for Libraries in launching Picnic in the Park 2016. Monday through Friday, from June 6 to August 12, Picnic in the Park will provide nearly 52,000 free meals to food-insecure children one to 18 years of age living in the Boise-metro area.
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By Aubreanna Dance Heart-breaking. This is the best phrase to describe the fact that 1 in 5 children in Idaho is food insecure. The young school children in your community who are hungry. “It breaks your heart to see children show up to school unclean, tired, or hungry. Not only does this impact their individual learning, […]
The 2015 Mix 106 Radio Radio-A-Thon to support the Backpack program was a huge success – we raised over $68,000 from 188 new and returning Backpack Buddies! This was the 4th year that sponsor Mix 106’s Mike Kasper and Kate McGuire have held the 12-hour radio drive promoting The Idaho Foodbank’s Backpack program