Tuesday, November 27 is #GivingTuesday – you can give back by helping the 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 18 at CenturyLink Arena, is celebrating its 16th year in Boise as a musical extravaganza with a 275 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.
Cranksgiving is a food drive on two wheels. Part bike ride, part food drive, and part scavenger hunt. All you need is a bike, a bag, and a turkey! Cranksgiving is an event that Barrie’s Ski and Sports puts on annually. ICCU is teaming up with Barrie’s and has donated $2500 to help with the […]
Scouting for Food 2018, the Treasure Valley’s second largest annual food drive, is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. Boy Scouts along with food bank staff pantry partners and volunteers will be out to collect the food hungry Idahoans will need this winter.
Veterans Day reminds us of our duty to support Americans in uniform who have served our nation. It’s an opportunity to reflect on our veterans’ sacrifices and examine ways we can help them when they return home and re-enter civilian life. As we support them, we can certainly agree that no veteran should go hungry. But, hunger, unfortunately remains a serious concern for veterans in Idaho and across the country.