Foodbank Teams With Clinic To Serve Idahoans

The Idaho Foodbank teamed with Family Medicine Residency of Idaho (FMRI) for a special food distribution for Idahoans in need. The above picture shows Foodbank President and CEO Karen Vauk with FMRI President and CEO Dr. Ted Epperly at the Tuesday event. The distribution ended up serving nearly 100 households and 488 people during National Health […]

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MIX 106 Cares for Kids Backpack Drive

On August 10th, Mix 106 held the 5th annual Backpack Buddy Drive to benefit The Idaho Foodbank’s Backpack Program. Mix 106 DJs Mike Kasper and Nicole Hanks graciously put in a 12-hour shift along with Idaho Foodbank staff and volunteers, going from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The radiothon was followed by a food truck rally […]

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Empty Bowls in the Summer A Success!

Thank you to everyone who helped bring Empty Bowls, a favorite community holiday event, to Big Al’s and the Village in July. The final results are in. We were able to raise more than $1,500 in bowl sales and more than 150 people attended the event at Big Al’s and The Village. These funds are critical […]

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Charity Navigator Gives Foodbank 4-Star Rating For 8th Consecutive Year

Charity Navigator, the country’s largest independent evaluator of nonprofits, has notified The Idaho Foodbank that it has been awarded an eighth consecutive four-star rating. In the letter to The Idaho Foodbank, Charity Navigator President and CEO Michael Thatcher says, “Only 2% of the charities we evaluate have received at least 8 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that […]

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