Food brings people together. Gathering around the table with loved ones may look different this year, but it will be just as meaningful. To help facilitate these precious moments, The Idaho Foodbank kicked off its annual “Hope for the Holidays” campaign this month. Activities may adhere to the new normal of social distancing, but the […]
Idaho Governor Brad Little issued a proclamation declaring October Hunger Awareness Month. The Idaho Hunger Relief Task Force and Idaho Foodbank are recognizing three organizations that have gone above and beyond to serve their communities during the pandemic.
The move is almost complete. The Idaho Foodbank’s newest hunger relief facility in Meridian is operating their warehouse and volunteer services. The rush to now stock the shelves will achieve the organization’s ultimate goal to expand capacity across the statewide to distribution nutritious food; just in time for the winter months when the need to […]
Since 1984 the mission of The Idaho Foodbank has been to feed, educate and advocate for Idaho’s hungry through collaborative partnerships that strengthen individuals, families and communities. The success and statewide expansion that the organization has experienced these past 36 years would not be possible without the generous giving spirit that is inherent in all […]
Committed to the fight against hunger, Stinker Stores will host their “Stomp Out Hunger” campaign from November 6 – November 16, 2020. Each of the 66 participating stores throughout Idaho will give customers an opportunity to donate at the register during these 10 days in November. This the 11th year for this annual event that […]
Did you know that your oral health in can affect the rest of your body? Studies suggest that oral bacteria and the inflammation associated with gum disease (periodontitis) could play a role in serious health issues such as cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, premature birth and pneumonia. That is why The Idaho Foodbank has partnered with […]
Watching your salt intake can be a challenge; especially during the holiday season. The American Heart Association recommends that the average person’s intake of sodium should be 2300 mg. If you have high blood pressure or other heart issues it is recommended that you consume less than 1500 mg per day. This is tough to […]
How would you describe your job? Our Volunteer Services team runs two to three shifts, five days a week from Tuesday through Saturday. Each shift is comprised of 20 people. This is the maximum amount of people that we can accommodate in order to abide by our strict health and safety protocols; especially during the […]
On November 13, Governor Brad Little moved the state back to Stage 2 in the Idaho Rebounds plan to combat rising numbers in COVID-19 cases and relieve some of the pressure on medical facilities. Listed are links for official information on Stage 2 guidelines and protocol.