Today, Smithfield Foods’ Helping Hungry Homes® initiative, a program focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure, joined forces with Albertsons to donate nearly 40,000 pounds of protein to The Idaho Foodbank. The donation, equivalent to nearly 160,000 servings, will help those fighting hunger in Idaho, where one in seven individuals is […]Read More
When the Boise State Broncos run onto the turf this season, they’ll take on a much bigger rival than the team they’re facing – the hunger of 230,000 Idahoans. In 2017, Albertsons is once again teaming with Boise State football and The Idaho Foodbank with its yearly tradition of “Sacks for Hunger”, a unique way […]Read More
The Idaho Foodbank Recalls Coconut Beverage, Broccoli Cheddar Soup, Eggs, and Cheese Product Because of Possible Health Risk FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 21, 2017 – The Idaho Foodbank is recalling approximately 27,000 pounds of Coconut Beverage, Broccoli Cheddar Soup, Eggs, and Cheese Product. These products are being recalled because they were not continuously maintained […]Read More
An annual study released by Feeding America is showing a positive trend regarding the number of Idahoans who are enduring hunger and food-insecurity. Map the Meal Gap, a study based on data from 2015, provides critical information including food insecurity rates for both the state and county level as well as the family budget shortfall […]Read More
The Idaho Foodbank is utilizing National Nutrition Month to launch “Million Meals in March”, a statewide campaign with a goal of collecting the food and funds for 1,000,000 meals in the month. The Foodbank distributes food for more than 1,000,000 meals every month, yet the spring is typically a time when food and fund donations […]Read More
Members of the Idaho Steelheads joined The Idaho Foodbank and beef producers from the Idaho Beef Council for a special beef distribution in Boise on Thursday, March 16, 2017. The Beef, donated to The Idaho Foodbank through the Beef Counts program, was distributed to families in need. In 2010 Beef Counts was formed, a community campaign […]Read More
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