Though the economy has been improving, there are more than 230,000 Idahoans who may not know where they’ll get their next meal. More than 75,000 children may go home tonight and not have dinner. You can make a difference this holiday season! Make a donation directly or by attending one or more of the many events and food drives listed here.
Events, Food Drives and Holiday Promotions
Sponsor:Boise State University
Football fans can support their team and fight hunger at the 10th annual Hunger Bowl, which takes place on Saturday, November 18 during Boise State Bronco’s game against the Air Force Falcons.
Visit your local Albertsons store and ask about Turkey Bucks today! We are asking for $1, $5 and $10 tax-exempt donations, but custom amount donations are happily accepted. Every donation counts, and your generous contribution will make a difference for a family in need.
Location: All Albertsons Stores
Sponsor:Les Schwab Tire Stores
Celebrating 12 years of Les Schwab Turkey Drive and our partner agencies providing turkeys to Idahoans who are struggling with hunger around the Holidays from November to December.
Sponsor:Feeding Families Idaho
Feeding Families Idaho is a community garden. The pumpkins they raised are being sold as a benefit to The Idaho Foodbank. Pumpkins are available for purchase at the Bingham Cooperative in American Falls, ID.
179 Harrison St
American Falls, Idaho 83211
Sponsor:Valley Office Systems
This is part of a larger campaign for Valley Office Systems - where Valley will donate enough to cover one child for two months on the Backpack and School Pantry programs with every printer/copier sold from Oct 5 - Nov 30. This donation is going on at all Valley Office Systems' Idaho Locations: Idaho Falls, Twin Falls, Boise, Pocatello. This campaign is being pushed on radio - with a partnership with East Idaho Radio doing additional PSA's about the School Pantry and Backpack programs. We'll also have a social and digital component to the campaign.
Location: Valley Office System Stores Statewide
Online Donations Link
Sponsor:First Tech Federal Credit Union
First Tech Federal Credit Union is hoping you'll share Season of Giving by engaging members and First Tech branches to help them direct funds to feature non-profits through social media. Through social media raise awareness and receive votes . the Idaho Foodbank if selected will receive $1,000, 2nd and 3rd receive $500 each.
11311 W Chinden Blvd
Boise, Idaho 83714
Sponsor:Constellation Brand Wines
Fred Meyers is partnering with Constellation Brand Wines! $1.00 per bottle sold of Clos de bois, Ruffino, Charles Smith Wines, Meiomi, 14Hands, Villa Maria Santa Cristian and Seven Falls Cellars from November 1 through December 31.
Location: All Fred Meyers Stores in Idaho
Sponsor:Bank of America
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation will match, two-to-one, each individual donation (up to $1,000 of each such donation and a maximum of $1,000 per donor in the aggregate) made to Feeding America through the Give A Meal program before December 31, 2016 (or until the cap has been met), up to a maximum total match of $1,500,000.