Sharing Cooking Matters

Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matter program is comprised of two separate educational experiences: a 6-week class that combines hands-on cooking and nutrition information and a one day in-store class that covers budgeting, nutrition and food selection. The Idaho Foodbank staff conducts these classes with the assistance of community partners and volunteers.  Recently, the Foodbank launched […]

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Stocking Up On Healthy Choices

The Idaho Foodbank is the state’s largest distributor of free food assistance and it’s currently working on increasing access to more nutritious food. In an effort to provide more fresh fruits and vegetables to children and their families, The Foodbank’s fresh produce pilot will supplement the food already provided through the Backpack and School Pantry […]

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Family Comes First

Months ago, some unexpected visitors showed up to Jean’s front door. They weren’t unwelcome visitors, but their presence threw a wrench into the future plans of the recently retired Boise woman and her husband. Those visitors – her daughter, son-in-law and three grandchildren – had come from California, unable to afford rising costs. “When I […]

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Idaho Foodbank Warehouse Tour – Boise

Please join us for a tour of The Idaho Foodbank to learn about the many programs we offer how we are working to solve hunger in Idaho, with a goal of providing the food for more than a million meals each month!

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Holiday Heroes Food Distribution – Lewiston

The Idaho Foodbank Lewiston Branch will be distributing food at the Nez Perce County Fair Grounds parking lot on December 18th from 10 am-2 pm. We will have volunteers helping to distribute bags of food (holiday meats along with holiday dinner fixings). It will be on a first come first serve basis as long as supplies last.

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