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Seeing Hunger In The Family And Giving Back

The ability to provide food for hungry Idaho families wouldn’t be possible without donor funding. On Thursday, February 22nd, The Idaho Foodbank honored its longest-tenured financial supporters with a thank-you luncheon. Two of the donors in attendance were Jeff and Jeanette, Idaho Foodbank supporters since 1995. Why did they start giving to the Foodbank? “The […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Betty

Betty has made volunteering an important part of her life. For her, volunteering is more than a hobby – it’s a lifelong commitment. Whenever Betty isn’t skydiving, she is an active volunteer. In addition to helping The Idaho Foodbank, she also works with refugees, tutoring them for their citizenship tests through the International Rescue Committee […]

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Leading the Way: March is Nutrition Month

Each month, our talented dietitian Alexa helps us by sharing some tips and information about the great work our programs and services teams are doing. With March being National Nutrition Month, she focused on some of the pieces students will learn when taking our Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters program This month we are going […]

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Southern Idaho Honda Dealers, WinCo Foods, ICCU Help Launch Million Meals in March Campaign

The Idaho Foodbank is celebrating National Nutrition Month with a special campaign to raise the awareness and funds necessary to feed Idaho’s hungry during the lean spring months. The “Million Meals in March” campaign, a statewide effort with a goal of collecting the food and funds for 1,000,000 meals in the month. The Foodbank distributes […]

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Harvest Report: Onion Distribution

Inside these crates are onions…and lots of them! These are part of the 215,000 lbs. of onions that we are getting from our annual Seminis Project. These onions will be repacked for us and bagged into totes to be shared with other food banks in the Northwest. This truck is headed to Second Harvest Food […]

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