Harvest season means millions of pounds of fresh produce coming through our warehouses. These incredibly generous donations from agriculture leaders all over our state make for nutritious gifts for the Idahoans in need. But it also puts a strain on operations in our warehouses as the effort is to move this food as quickly and safely as possible.
Lucas McDermott is a fellow with The Mission Continues, an organization that empowers veterans to find new purpose through community impact, redeploying them on new missions in their communities so their actions will inspire future generations to serve.
Whether it be through funds, time or food, we couldn’t help the 163,000 people we serve every month without volunteers. One woman who is sharing her love is Susan, a volunteer of The Idaho Foodbank for five years.