When the Foodbank was in need of boxes to fill with food for seniors in need in June, we were coming up short. With 2,000 food boxes set to go out with items specifically chosen for senior nutrition, we weren’t going to have the boxes needed to reach our goal. That’s when Mike Watanabe and […]
Collaboration Works! – Two years ago, The Idaho Foodbank joined with food banks in the Pacific Northwest to develop a collaboration model for the region with three areas of focus to improve our fresh produce distribution: increase the quantity, provide a greater variety, and reduce transportation costs for the food banks. Our food bank partners […]
As truckloads of fresh apples, pears, apricots and plums start pouring into our warehouses in Boise, Lewiston and Pocatello, a growing need for volunteers presents a difficult hurdle. Just as donations of time dips each year, we see an increased flow of fresh produce which needs to be sorted, bagged and prepared for a trip […]
All of our volunteers are pretty remarkable! We have volunteers that come in one time for a class project, to volunteers who donate over 600 hours a year! These volunteers help us with our Cooking Matters classes, in the office, at mobile pantries, at our distribution desks, at events, leading other volunteers and packing millions […]
One of the real assets and skills learned by students taking Cooking Matters classes from The Idaho Foodbank is how to make a meal from scratch.
← Go back Annual Dog Wash Description 7th Annual Community Dog Wash Fundraiser event benefiting The Idaho Foodbank and Fuzzy Paws. $10.00 is the suggested donation for full dog wash service by Veterinarian technicians at Broadway Veterinary Hospital (voted Best in Boise Weekly in 2015 and 2016). Broadway Vet will match ALL donations! *All dogs […]