Holiday Events 2018
Holiday and Ongoing Promotions
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.
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
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%.
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.
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
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.
Target Circle Campaign
Through Target's mobile app, website and in-store, Target shoppers can enroll in the Target Circle program to earn and cast votes for a selection of 5-6 national and local nonprofits. At the end of each 90-day voting period, each nonprofit will be awarded a grant based on the percent of votes they received. Feeding America is a featured partner in all Target markets for the Q4 campaign.
Feeding America will be featured as a national partner in all Target markets October 1- December 31. Although the campaign will feature Feeding America branding, 100% of the funds raised through the program will benefit the local food bank.
Closing the Hunger Gap
Sponsored by:Alliance Title & Escrow
Alliance Title is hosting their annual Closing the Hunger Gap campaign during the whole month of October! Select locations in southwest Idaho will be collecting food and funds to support The Idaho Foodbank's hunger relief programs. Alliance Title clients in the Boise area will also have the chance to attend the 5th annual Bowling to End Hunger event at Emerald Lanes on October 26th at 4:30 PM. In order to attend, individuals will be asked for a $50 donation and teams will be asked for a $250 donation. Simply visit their fund drive page and select "Bowling to End Hunger" on the drop-down menu to secure your spot. All proceeds from this campaign will benefit The Idaho Foodbank.
Lewis Clark Credit Union's Back to School Backpack drive
Sponsored by:Lewis Clark Credit Union
LCCU will participate by asking members to donate $10 for a Backpack for our local school in North Central. IFB will provide information about participating schools in each Idaho location of LCCU. All proceeds of this program will stay at the NC Branch’s Back to School program. LCCU will MATCH the member’s donation.
Sacks for Hunger
Boise Co-op Round Up
Sponsored by:Boise Co-op
The Boise Co-op Round Up program allows customers to give back to the community by rounding up their purchases to the nearest dollar. Each month, they feature a different community organization as the recipient. The Boise Co-op matches donations 100%, up to $2,500. This month, The Idaho Foodbank is being featured!
Idaho Foodbank Benefit Concert
Sponsored by:Aaron Ball Band
Come enjoy a great evening of entertainment featuring live music from The Aaron Ball Band and The Eclectics. Food and beverage trucks will be on site as well to satisfy any appetite. All proceeds from this event will go to help support the Idaho Foodbank serve our neighbors right here in Eastern Idaho who are struggling to put enough food on their tables.
420 N Main St.
Pocatello, ID 83204
Molinelli's Jewelers Downtown Block Party
Sponsored by:Molinelli's Jewelers
As a thank you to all our loyal customers and as a welcome to the new, Molinelli's will be sponsoring its first annual DOWNTOWN BLOCK PARTY! The party will feature a live band, Gas Food and Lodging! Also featured will be food trucks, Beer, raffles, prizes and ice cream! We would encourage you to bring your camping chairs, although chairs will be provided. Please RSVP so we know how many to expect! Friends and family are more than welcome. SO EXCITED TO SEE YOU! All proceeds from this event will benefit the Idaho Foodbank.
Simplot's Free Fry Day
Simplot is hosting their National Fry Day celebration again this year! Head down to JUMP on Friday, July 8 for some free fries and live music!
1000 W Myrtle St
Boise, ID 83702
Independence from Hunger
Sponsored by:Lewiston Grocery Outlet
Sponsored by:Edwards Greenhouse
Stop by Edwards Greenhouse for their annual Souper Sale! If you bring in 5 nonperishable food items, you'll receive 50% off annuals.
4106 W Sand Creek St
Boise, ID 83703