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Holiday Heroes Event in Lewiston

The Idaho Foodbank’s annual Holiday Heroes event in Lewiston is an opportunity for members of the community to make donations and volunteer to provide food for those in need during the holiday season. The culmination of this event was the distribution of boxes of food for holiday meals. The December 21st distribution in Lewiston provided food boxes for nearly 500 families who are struggling to make ends meet.

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Pocatello Food Drive

2021 was another great year in Pocatello for the Drive Away Hunger Food Drive. Outside of Fred Meyer, Cole Nissan-Kia and Cole Chevrolet car dealerships had a friendly competition to bring in the most food for The Idaho Foodbank.

Albertsons Customers
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Albertsons and the Idaho Foodbank Celebrate Their Partnership to Address Food Insecurity

Since 2005, the Albertsons Santa Bucks campaign has raised funds for The Idaho Foodbank to provide food for holiday meals to Idahoans who are struggling to make ends meet. This campaign gives customers the opportunity to donate money to The Idaho Foodbank when they are paying for their purchases. “Our customers and hard-working associates show such generosity through these holiday campaigns,” said John Colgrove, Division President at Albertsons Companies Intermountain Division.

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Hope for the Holidays

During November and December, The Idaho Foodbank’s Hope for the Holidays Campaign promotes efforts across the state to alleviate hunger. We have already had many great events and there are still opportunities to get involved. With the support of the community, The Idaho Foodbank is working to allow everyone, regardless of their current financial situation, to have a holiday meal and nutritious food on the table throughout the season.

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Twelve Years of Excellence

Charity Navigator is the country’s largest independent evaluator of nonprofits. For the 12th year in a row, The Idaho Foodbank has been awarded a four-star rating!

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Giving Tuesday and Beyond

On Giving Tuesday, a global day of generosity that takes place annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Idahoans came together to support causes close to their hearts. Volunteers across the state shared their “why” this #GivingTuesday, voicing what motivates them to regularly give their time.

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Partner Highlight

Located in Latah County, a beautiful road twists and turns through the hills of North Central Idaho when you are traveling to Juliaetta, Idaho. J-K Good Samaritan Food Bank is one of The Idaho Foodbank’s 465 partners across the state. They offer food to those living in the area with the support of all three churches in their community.

Stomp Out Hunger 2021
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Stinker Stores Stomp Out Hunger Record-Breaking Donation to the Idaho Foodbank

Stinker Stores and The Idaho Foodbank celebrated the results of the Stomp Out Hunger Campaign with a check presentation at The Foodbank warehouse in Meridian. Since 2010, Stinker Stores have had their Stomp Out Hunger Campaign to benefit The Idaho Foodbank. Stinker Stores broke their previous record for the amount raised during Stomp Out Hunger, raising enough funds to provide food for 400,000 meals.

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Empty Bowls is Back Online for 2021

As we approach the holiday season, it is important to remember that not all of our neighbors can fill their plates and bowls with food. That is why The Idaho Foodbank is pleased to host Empty Bowls events in the Treasure Valley and in Pocatello.

Cranksgiving 2020
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Cranksgiving Turkey Drive in Pocatello

PROVIDING HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS The Cranksgiving Turkey Drive in Pocatello puts a unique and healthy “spin” on the Thanksgiving holiday. During this holiday season we see an outpouring of…

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Partner Innovations

The Idaho Foodbank recently had the opportunity to tour the food pantry at Donnelly Bible Church in Valley County. What an impressive sight! Allison Hatzenbuhler and her fellow volunteers have created a layout for their pantry that mimics a grocery store.

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Cooking tips from North Central Idaho!

Chef Magen Fairley is a culinary arts instructor at Lewis and Clark State College (LC State). In addition to her impressive background, she is also a supporter of The Idaho Foodbank. We always love to learn cooking tips and tricks from Chef Magen. Watch the video and learn a delicious and healthy taco recipe!