After weeks of speculation, beneficiaries of the Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will receive their food stamps for the month of February. Source: KIFI
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The 12th annual Sportsmen Against Hunger event will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 26 at C-A-L Ranch in the Pine Ridge Mall in Chubbuck.
The Idaho Food Bank and St. Vincent de Paul of Southwest Idaho have both stated that they’ve seen an increase in requests for help after three weeks into the partial government shutdown.
January 11 marks day 20 of the partial government shutdown and tonight we’re learning more about its potential impacts to the Treasure Valley. One aspect, is receiving benefits from the supplemental nutrition assistance program or SNAP.
As a partial government shutdown enters its second week with no clear end in sight, tensions are high for many, including the nearly 150,000 Idahoans who depend on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program– which now faces the risk of an eventual lack in funding.
Lewis Clark Credit Union (LCCU) delivered truckloads of hams to local food agencies Dec. 18 through Dec. 20. The donations were divided between the Lifeline Food Pantry in Orofino, Idaho Food Bank in Lewiston, the Asotin County Food Bank in Clarkston and the Pomeroy Food Bank.
The Idaho Foodbank needs a lot of help as the holidays come around and the Pocatello Parks and Recreation department made donating fun…
The Idaho Food Bank served more than eleven-hundred people, on Monday during their mobile distribution. In just over two hours, in total, they served 324 households.
A few months after Mayor Dave Bieter highlighted Boise’s kindness in his State of the City address, the city has rolled out a new series of events on a core city value.
Kindness is defined as any action in which one person puts the needs of another ahead of their own. You may have heard me talk about it in terms of that little wave you get from Boiseans when you let them into traffic – it’s so nice that such small gesture of courtesy and gratitude can have such a positive impact on someone’s day.