For women at The East Boise Community Reentry Center, the gift of a second chance is precious. The ability to start a new chapter gives them a sense of purpose and helps provide the necessary steps for their successful transition back into the community. Volunteering at The Idaho Foodbank provides such an opportunity.
After 40 years in the telecommunications field, Bill knows a thing or two about helping people. After retiring from Boeing, he started his volunteer career as a safety manager at Usful Glassworks. “I helped train people needing employment or getting them the skills they need.” Then, he heard about The Idaho Foodbank and has been here ever since.
Spring is a time food, money and time donations can often drop off as the weather gets nicer. That’s why The Idaho Foodbank works with community partners to help raise funds to feed hungry Idahoans. One of those partners is Idaho Central Credit Union, who recently hosted the second annual radio-a-thon in its Pocatello headquarters […]
When Mike first walked into The Idaho Foodbank to volunteer, he walked through the wrong doors. “I laughed it off and went around the building into volunteer services,” he recounts. Fortunately, this hasn’t deterred his continued support of the Foodbank. Coming back and volunteering more than 120 hours last year, Mike is someone The Idaho […]
We wish to thank Agri Beef and the volunteers who helped label and box beef roasts that are going out to a mobile pantry in December. AgriBeef volunteers help throughout the year volunteering in the warehouse to label Beef Counts products as well as help out as needed. This year we celebrated 1 million servings […]
The Idaho Foodbank has great community partners that donate fresh produce to us during the summer months, but we need your help packing and sorting food. More than 1 in 6 Idaho children and about 1 in 7 Idahoans is food insecure. Without volunteers, we can’t get food out to the people who need it. […]