How has The Idaho Foodbank helped you in your career development? I joined the Idaho Foodbank right after obtaining my Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics as the Nutrition Education Specialist. It was/is extremely rewarding work. I gained huge respect for the organization as a whole and its various moving parts. Transitioning into Development was a big […]
April was Volunteer Appreciation Month. Our Lewiston office was able to have a small volunteer appreciation event at the end of the month. Thanks again to all of our volunteers – we could not do our work without you!
The Pocatello Arts Council teamed up with the Idaho State University (ISU) Arts Department again this year to help raise funds for The Idaho Foodbank.
What you eat plays a critical role in how your brain functions. Proper nutrients may improve mood and memory and even slow brain aging. Maintaining good brain health may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
The COVID-19 relief bill signed into law in March 2021 is known as The American Rescue Act. This is a $1.9 trillion relief plan that contained several provisions relevant to food banks and many people served by food banks.
The Idaho Foodbank recently hosted two online regional forums designed to educate food pantry coordinators and hunger relief advocates, staff, and volunteers about the connection between food insecurity and social determinants of health.