September is Hunger Action Month

September is National Hunger Action Month and on September 1, The Boise Co-op matched all donations made in their stores up to $2,500. Every dollar donated to Idaho Food Bank goes to provides five meals to hungry people in Idaho.

Boise Co-Op

September Hunger Action Month Events (click for info):

9/1 – Boise Co-Op launch
9/1 – Holiday Season: Fitness Inc. in Pocatello is offering customers three free months of membership for a gift of $20 or more to the Foodbank
9/2 – Sacks for Hunger kickoff: For each sack Boise State gets this season, Albertsons is donating $500, up to $10,000. Craig Stein Beverage and Agri Beef have joined up to support away games and additional season events to help raise funds.
9/5–9/25 – Banner Bank, All Idaho: Each branch is competing to collect the most food during this month as part of a company-wide food drive.
9/6 – Copper Creek Homes, Ammon: Copper Creek Homes built a charity home and is donating the proceeds to charities, including The Idaho Foodbank
9/9 – Community Block Party, Kleiner Park, Meridian: The Idaho Foodbank is joining with the Boise Co-Op and the Meridian Food Bank to celebrate this event and be on-site to raise awareness.
9/9 – Boise State Broncos vs. New Mexico – Sacks for Hunger Game #2
9/14 – Hunger Action Day: Wear orange! This is the day we want as many people as possible to don orange and share a selfie or picture of yourself on your own social media with #HungerActionMonth and a tag of the Foodbank.
9/14 – Smithfield Foods donation: Smithfield Foods will be at the Boise warehouse with Albertsons to give thousands of pounds of pork product as a major donation to the Foodbank.
9/14 – Boise State Broncos vs. Virginia – Sacks for Hunger Game #3
9/18 – Fill the Truck Food Drive, Pocatello: We are joining in on the “Let’s Celebrate Kindness” fun in downtown Pocatello. Bring canned and non-perishable food items to support families in need throughout eastern Idaho. Let’s fill that truck!
9/21 – Boise State Broncos vs.Wyoming Sacks for Hunger Game #4
9/23 – HP Charity Golf Tournament, Star: We are the recipients of the funds raised through this awesome golf tournament through HP.
9/25 – The Idaho Foodbank is joining Even Stevens in Boise to celebrate 10,000 sandwiches!