Join KTVB on Saturday, December 14th for 7 Cares Idaho Shares. This event is lead by KTVB Channel 7 and joins the community together in helping those in need this holiday season. KTVB will be collecting cash and food donations from 7:30 am to 1:30 pm at all Treasure Valley Fred Meyer locations, select Albertsons stores, and at BSU Albertsons Stadium.
Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Give back by helping 1 in 8 Idahoans who continue to struggle with hunger in our state.
On the Friday after Thanksgiving, The Idaho Foodbank hosts Empty Bowls in downtown Boise on the Grove Plaza. Throughout the year we collect handcrafted and hand-painted bowls from professional and amateur artisans, students, and studios. The event offers the opportunity to select a unique bowl from thousands and then enjoy a hot bowl of soup generously donated by one of several of our finest local restaurants.
Hymns of Thanksgiving, scheduled for Sunday, November 24 at CenturyLink Arena, is celebrating its 17th year in Boise as a musical extravaganza with a 274 member choir and orchestra that celebrates the nature of gratitude during the Thanksgiving season. While there is no admission charge, guests are invited to make a monetary donation to The Idaho Foodbank.
This year’s Stomp Out Hunger campaign runs from November 15 through November 25 at all Stinker Stores in Idaho. Donate $1.00 with your purchase and Stinker will match it! Just $1 can help provide the food for 5 meals for hungry Idahoans. Stores will be competing to raise the most funds, with a celebration of the final gift coming at the end of the month.
Scouting for Food , the Treasure Valley’s second-largest annual food drive, is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. Boy Scouts along with food bank staff pantry partners and volunteers will be out collecting the food hungry Idahoans will need this winter. In addition to pick-ups, there are drop-off locations at The Idaho Foodbank and The Boy Scout Office on Franklin.