A Chefs’ Affaire is The Idaho Foodbank’s largest annual fundraiser and an opportunity to share our mission with 500 VIP guests. This year’s event will be virtual, and we are taking it statewide on September 16, 2021! Guests and sponsors from Lewiston, Pocatello, and the Treasure Valley will experience signature dishes and wine pairing suggestions for this one-of-a-kind at-home event to support The Idaho Foodbank and neighbors in your community.Details to come.
Donations to help firefighters and people in the Lewiston area who have been displaced due to the wildfires in North Central Idaho can be made to several dependable charity organizations in Lewiston. A news release from the Nez Perce County Officer of Emergency Management asked residents to make donations to local food banks and pantries, or consider a monetary donation to The Idaho Foodbank or the Red Cross.
Think of protein as the body’s building block. It’s a vital part of muscle, tissue, bone, skin, blood, hormones, enzymes and vitamins. There are a variety of protein foods and they each offer different nutrients. Most Americans get enough protein, but not everyone gets all of the benefits of protein foods.
The Grocery Outlet Independence From Hunger Campaign in Lewiston will take place every Friday in July!
I love working with the senior population in our state. It is very rewarding for me to have the opportunity to help them find solutions for their food insecurity at a time in their lives when it may not be easy for them to ask.
Mike Vanderkooi has been a volunteer at The Idaho Foodbank’s Pocatello facility for more than 10 years. Mike also has Multiple Sclerosis. When the pandemic hit, he was unable to attend volunteer sessions and was devastated that he had to stay home. While he did get to practice his diamond dot skills, he missed helping and supporting his community.