Volunteer Appreciation Month

April was Volunteer Appreciation Month and we are so grateful for the support we received from our amazing volunteers. Gene is one of our longest-tenured volunteers and he racked up nearly 600 hours at the Foodbank in 2017. He is an inspiration to everyone here and we truly appreciate his commitment to helping solve hunger. […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Laura

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 […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Betty

Betty has made volunteering an important part of her life. For her, volunteering is more than a hobby – it’s a lifelong commitment. Whenever Betty isn’t skydiving, she is an active volunteer. In addition to helping The Idaho Foodbank, she also works with refugees, tutoring them for their citizenship tests through the International Rescue Committee […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Mike

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 […]

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Thank You to Agri Beef Volunteers!

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 […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Idaho Central Credit Union

Volunteer groups and the people who spend hours in our warehouses sorting, bagging and preparing food for the individuals in need are some of the most important people in the effort to solve hunger. Each month, we like to take a moment to thank and recognize a group of volunteers who do great work and […]

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