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. […]
In the last year, we’ve had more than 24,000 volunteers help solve hunger in Idaho. Our volunteers gave more than 58,000 hours to the effort. That’s the equivalent of 28 full-time employees. We’d never be able to do this important work without all of you.
On January 18, 2016, thousands of people across the United States and Idaho are set to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. with a national day of service, setting up service projects and volunteering at local non-profits.
This is a letter from Brook Richter, who was one of a family of three generations which came to volunteer at The Idaho Foodbank on the day before Thanksgiving. She comes from a family of caring people with hearts for the mission to solve hunger. We’ll let her tell you about her experiences in her own words.