The Idaho Foodbank is pleased to announce five new members to its board of directors. These community members bring years of business, nonprofit and philanthropic experience to an esteemed and strategic group helping to solve the challenge of hunger in Idaho.
On February 23rd our CEO and President Karen Vauk was invited to join an esteemed panel at the first-ever Chobani Child Hunger Summit. We are proud to have Karen join experts and leaders across the nonprofit, public, and private sectors who are fighting for a solution to this massive crisis—a crisis that has only worsened […]
I believe that the right to food is a human right, and that all individuals have the right to be able to access, use, and enjoy food that supports their body, mind, and spirit. Working with The Idaho Foodbank, I strive to do work that both increases access to food and decreases community food insecurity long-term.
They designed “Sportsmen Against Hunger”. The group brought local organizations together under one roof, so the public could learn what they were about and how they served the community.
Be careful talking with Lisa and her husband Kelly Ish, they might just inspire you to give away your whole paycheck, for a year. That’s just what these two did when they decided to make 2021 a year of giving. Kelly says, “We believe you can’t give away too much.”
Each March, we celebrate the importance of choosing healthy foods to nourish our bodies. How we choose to feed our bodies has a big impact on how we feel, not only today, but over the long term as well. Most of the leading causes of death in the U.S. are influenced by what we eat, but every meal is a new opportunity to make a good choice!