Idaho Gives, traditionally a one-day event designed to bring the state together, raising money and awareness for Idaho nonprofits, has been extended to a week-long effort (April 29-May 6) due to the increased need of support for the nonprofit sector. Every $1 you give can provide food for 5 nutritious meals for Idahoans trying to make ends meet.
May 2021 Newsletter
May is Older Americans Month – a time when we celebrate those who have given so much to our country and communities. It is impossible to measure the value of everything our seniors do. We do want to take this opportunity to highlight food insecurity among seniors.
The COVID-19 relief bill signed into law in March 2021 is known as The American Rescue Act. This is a $1.9 trillion relief plan that contained several provisions relevant to food banks and many people served by food banks.
What you eat plays a critical role in how your brain functions. Proper nutrients may improve mood and memory and even slow brain aging. Maintaining good brain health may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
April was Volunteer Appreciation Month. Our Lewiston office was able to have a small volunteer appreciation event at the end of the month. Thanks again to all of our volunteers – we could not do our work without you!
How has The Idaho Foodbank helped you in your career development? I joined the Idaho Foodbank right after obtaining my Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics as the Nutrition Education Specialist. It was/is extremely rewarding work. I gained huge respect for the organization as a whole and its various moving parts. Transitioning into Development was a big […]