Sharing The Day With Those In Need

Thanksgiving is a time when loved ones come together and communities rally in support of families in need. Recently, citizens of Nampa did their part to share the gift of giving with their neighbors. The week before Thanksgiving, over 100 families attended the Share the Day event in Nampa. They received haircuts, medical screenings, coats, […]

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Boise Veteran Receives, Gives Back

It’s the season of giving and there are many worthy people in need of support. One portion of that group of Idahoans in need is our local homeless veteran population. On Saturday, October 21st the Boise VA Medical Center hosted its Homeless Veterans Stand Down Event. Local homeless veterans were provided a hot meal and […]

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Dedicated Volunteer Joins Foodbank Team

For any nonprofit, finding and keeping dedicated volunteers can be one of the most difficult and worthwhile goals. Once you find those special individuals, you hang on, keep them close and try and engage them in your mission. When it comes to Andy Schneider, you couldn’t keep him any closer or more engaged. Schneider spent […]

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From Need to Giving Back in Nampa

Walking into the family community resource center at Snake River Elementary School in Nampa doesn’t feel like walking into a place with stigma. It’s warm. It’s open. It feels like walking into any classroom filled with the love and dedication of the teachers for which Idaho is well-known. Part of the reason for this feeling […]

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So Close But So Far

Even on the road to a mobile pantry with emergency food and relief, Ramon, Megan and their three kids felt the familiar rumbling and discomfort of hunger pangs. For this couple and the other 230,000 Idahoans who are food-insecure, the anxiety and inconveniences of hunger are never far off. “We didn’t know what we were […]

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