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March 9, 2021
Million Meals in March
Million Meals in March
The Idaho Foodbank has launched a statewide effort to increase the food and funds collected in March and provide hungry Idahoans with 1,200,000 healthy and nutritious meals. Aligned with its Hunger to Health initiative The Idaho Foodbank is dedicated to progress the development of innovative and sustainable programs to make healthy eating accessible and affordable to all Idahoans.
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Find out more at the Million Meals in March Website!
CBS2's Great Idaho Food Drive
ISU v UofI Food Fight
Sponsored by:Collaboration of the universities
Stomp Out Hunger
Sponsored by:Stinker Stores
Since 2010, Stinker Stores have helped solve hunger in Idaho with their annual holiday campaign. Stinker Stores from Moscow to Boise to Idaho Falls will take part in this year's "Stomp Out Hunger", an effort to provide help to families in need this holiday season. From November 11th to November 21st, each Stinker Store in Idaho will be giving customers a chance at the register to add to their purchase with a donation to The Idaho Food Bank. Just $1 can help provide the food for 4 meals! Please visit your nearest Stink Store and help us to "Stomp Out Hunger"!
TJX Help Stop Hunger Campaign
Sponsored by:TJX Company
Customers can make a donation at check out – $1, $5 or $10 – at TJX Company store locations. Every time a customer uses their TJX rewards credit card to make a donation, Synchrony will match up to $100,000 of contributions. The Idaho Foodbank will receive 100% of funds raised at the register in Idaho stores.
Albertsons Turkey Bucks and Santa Bucks Campaigns
Starting in 2005, the Albertsons Turkey Bucks campaign has raised funds for The Idaho Foodbank to provide food for holiday meals to Idahoans in need. This year, customers will be given the opportunity to donate to The Idaho Foodbank when they pay for their purchases at multiple Albertsons stores raising money to provide food for meals this holiday season.
Sponsored by:Barrie's Ski and Sports
It's that turkey time of the year! Come join Barrie's Ski & Sports for their 15th annual Cranksgiving event. To meet the increased need for assistance in Bannock county, we are asking for your support to help us gather turkeys to be distributed at the Bannock County Thanksgiving food box distribution. Turkeys and monetary donations can be dropped off at Barrie's Ski & Sports, the Idaho Foodbank, and any Pocatello ICCU branch. All donations will need to be made by 10:00am November 19th.
Want to continue the fun? Grab your bike and meet us at 10:00am at Barrie's Ski and Sports on Saturday, November 19th as we peddle the remaining precious proteins to the food bank warehouse.
For more information you can contact the Pocatello branch at 208-233-8811.
Gear Up for our Community!
Sponsored by:Karl Tyler Lewiston Chevrolet Buick GMC
Give the Cops a Bird
Sponsored by:Pocatello Police Dept
The Pocatello Police Department has launched its 4th annual “Give the Cops a Bird” turkey drive. All proceeds go directly to the local Idaho Foodbank to help feed the hungry in our community. Frozen turkeys and monetary donations will be accepted through Friday, November 18th at the Pocatello Police Department (lobby). Since turkeys may be hard to come by this year, any frozen holiday meat will also be accepted.
If you’re interested in making a monetary donation, make checks payable to the “Pocatello FOP Union.” PPD also has a Venmo account available for donations: @Portneuf-Valley-Lodge. Financial donations can also be dropped off at the Pocatello Police Department.
Don’t miss your chance to “Give the Cops a Bird” and help us help the community.
911 N. 7th Ave.
Pocatello, ID 83201
Maverik will invite customers to round up their cash and debit/credit transaction to the nearest dollar at the register across all Maverik stores in 12 western states. The Idaho Foodbank will receive 90% of the donations made in Idaho and Feeding America (the parent organization of the network of foodbanks we belong to) will receive 10%.
Pocatello Scouting for Food
Sponsored by:Grand Teton Scouts
**I could use some help on this since I'm not quite sure if they will need to click on links to see the drop off locations and preferred food items etc. or if they will just be present in the page.**
Saturday, October 22nd, the Grand Teton Council's Boy Scouts will once again be holding their Scouting for Food Drive to help support the Pocatello branch of the Idaho Foodbank. There will be various food drop off locations in the surrounding areas for the Scouts to help collect food. If you would like to join in their cause please click on the link for a list off drop off locations near you.