If you’ve ever wondered why cooking matters, look no further than Jerry, a student in The Idaho Foodbank’s Cooking Matters class. From helping with cholesterol levels to losing almost 80 pounds, Jerry has learned a lot about the benefits of cooking. “I thought health nuts were coo coo,” he said. “But I kind of see myself turning into one. I’ve enjoyed the heck out of the program.”Read More
News and Information from The Idaho Foodbank.
The Idaho Foodbank is an independent, donor-supported, nonprofit organization founded in 1984 and is the largest distributor of free food assistance in Idaho. From warehouses in Boise, Lewiston and Pocatello, the Foodbank distributes about 1.5 million pounds of food each month to feed 179,000 Idahoans through a network of more than 400 community partners. These partners include schools, food pantries, emergency shelters, feeding sites and senior centers.
For women at The East Boise Community Reentry Center, the gift of a second chance is precious. The ability to start a new chapter gives them a sense of purpose and helps provide the necessary steps for their successful transition back into the community. Volunteering at The Idaho Foodbank provides such an opportunity.Read More
Albertsons is once again teaming with Boise State football with its yearly tradition of “Sacks for Hunger,” a unique way to raise funds to help provide food for the roughly 179,000 people The Idaho Foodbank serves each month. For each sack the Broncos defense tallies this season, Albertsons will donate $500, up to $20,000 for the season.Read More
Pocatello native Adam Walker has been named manager for The Idaho Foodbank’s Eastern Idaho Branch. Walker brings to The Idaho Foodbank 14 years of experience in the industrial and agricultural industries, with a specialization in logistics and procurement.Read More
The Idaho Foodbank celebrates the 20th anniversary of a remarkable culinary experience conceived and executed by some of Idaho’s most acclaimed chefs. Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Ticket are now sold out, but if you attending click here for more information.Read More
As families prepare for kids to head back to school, they’re still doing what they can keep things cool and simple. If that sounds good to you, you’ll love the simplicity (six ingredients!) and preparation (no heat!) of this salad.Read More