All of our volunteers are pretty remarkable! We have volunteers that come in one time for a class project, to volunteers who donate over 600 hours a year! These volunteers help us with our Cooking Matters classes, in the office, at mobile pantries, at our distribution desks, at events, leading other volunteers and packing millions […]
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.
One of our brightest stars is also being recognized as one of Idaho’s brightest stars. HP was given the 2017 Idaho’s Brightest Star Business Award by Lt. Governor Brad Little on January 18, 2017. This award recognizes volunteers for their outstanding acts of service and volunteerism. Honorees are nominated by fellow Idahoans in the following […]
In January, thousands of people across the United States and Idaho 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.