February is designated “National Children’s Dental Health Month” by the American Dental Association, and Delta Dental is helping The Idaho Foodbank celebrate. Twice each year, Delta Dental helps encourage dental […]
Agriculture leaders from all over north central and north Idaho welcomed The Idaho Foodbank to a special event in January. CHS Primeland Cooperative invited the Foodbank to give a presentation […]
Our Registered Dietitian Alexa has shared some great healthy eating tips from our Cooking Matters curriculum. Eating healthy is possible on a budget, even if it may seem difficult. You […]
One of our brightest stars is also being recognized as one of Idaho’s brightest stars. HP was given the 2017 Idaho’s Brightest Star Business Award by Lt. Governor Brad Little […]
At The Idaho Foodbank, we’re not just focused on filling plates; we want to make sure people who are in need are able to end their time of hunger with […]
On a day when hundreds of volunteers all over Idaho will work in their communities for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, The Idaho Foodbank announced a gift […]
The Idaho Trucking Association and Truckers Delivering Hope are continuing to help The Idaho Foodbank reach as many Idahoans as possible in 2017. As The Idaho Foodbank distributes more fresh […]
On one of the final days of 2016, our friends at Northwest Farm Credit Services and CoBank showed up with a generous gift to help finish the year. For that, […]
In January, thousands of people across the United States and Idaho celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. with a national day of service, setting up service projects and volunteering at local non-profits.
At the start of the year, many of us re-evaluate our lives and try to find ways to make ourselves better in the new year. Our dietitian on staff, Alexa, has […]
Teaching elementary school students effectively is an effort that extends far beyond what happens in the classroom. This is a lesson learned by Susan, a teacher at Whittier Elementary School […]
The Camille Beckman Foundation has generously provided The Idaho Foodbank with a matching donation of $40,000 for the final weeks of 2016.
This is the third year the foundation has come forward with an end-of-year match to help the hungry in Idaho. Camille Beckman is based in Eagle, Idaho and has been a leading producer of cosmetics and personal care products for over 18 years.
Saturday marked the 30th anniversary of Stamp Out Hunger and we are happy to report that the National Association of Letter Carriers brought in 90,000 pounds of food in Southwest Idaho and 7,700 pounds in Pocatello.Read More
May is Older Americans Month and this year the focus is around aging in place. A key component of aging in place is addressing the nutrition needs of our seniors.Read More
Together with a network of over 465 food distribution partners, The Idaho Foodbank has a statewide reach with a local touch into all 44 counties in Idaho. In April we were able to come together as a network for in-person and online Partner Conferences, as well as a listening session with an emphasis on the connection and process of moving neighbors from a place of Hunger to Health.Read More
Members of the National Association of Letter Carriers in the Treasure Valley dyed their hair blue earlier this month to promote Stamp Out Hunger! This was to help spread the word about the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 14th.Read More
In March, The Idaho Foodbank hosted a Corporate Challenge where 10 local companies participated in a friendly competition to raise food, funds and awareness of The Idaho Foodbank. In total, the companies collected food for more than 244,100 meals and gave 128 volunteer hours.Read More
This month we are highlighting foods with antioxidants to decrease inflammation in the body, which is critical to prevent cognitive decline. Whole grains are packed with antioxidants and fiber to keep you fuller longer.Read More