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The Hunger Coalition

Website: http://www.thehungercoalition.org

Annual Spring Corporate Food Drive Helps Families in Need

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 Spring is quickly approaching in our valley and that means it’s time for  The Hunger Coalition to partner with local businesses for the annual  Spring Corporate Food Drive. From April 4 -15, 2016, , Atlantic Aviation, High Country Fusion, Idaho Mountain Express, Marketron, POWER Engineers, Redfish Technology, St. Luke’s Wood River Medical Center, Sun Valley […]

Food for Fines at The Hailey Public Library

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The Hailey Public Library announces its first ever “Food for Fines” food drive for The Hunger Coalition. Now through February 29, library patrons with overdue fines can exchange non-perishable or canned goods for overdue fines to help local families in need. One can of food is equal to $1.00 in fines. “Food for Fines is a […]

The Blaine County Community Food Assessment Executive Summary is Available!

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 The Blaine County Community Food Assessment (BCCFA)  report on our local food system is published, and available online on  The Hunger Coalition’s website, www.thehungercoalition.org. Also  watch for presentations at City Council and County Commissioner  meetings during February and March.  The BCCFA team of local organizations and individuals  researched Blaine County’s food production, consumption  patterns, food […]

The Hunger Coalition Wins Idaho’s Brightest Star Award

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Last week, The Hunger Coalition was honored to win the “Idaho’s Brightest Star Award”,  presented by Serve Idaho and the Governor’s Commission of Service and Volunteerism. The awards ceremony, held in Boise on January 21st, recognized Idaho’s “unsung heroes” who  volunteer tirelessly on behalf of children and families. The Hunger Coalition was one of 10 […]

Empty Bowls event supports The Hunger Coalition

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  Join us for the 6th Annual Empty Bowls Event  on Sunday, January 17th. Hunger is a community-wide challenge affecting more people than you might   realize–even in a wealthy community like ours. To help raise awareness and funds to   combat hunger locally, Boulder Mountain Clayworks, The Hunger Coalition and the Presbyterian Church of […]

On the Table Event!

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The Blaine County Community Food Assessment has completed the initial phase of gathering data on our local food system. Learn more about their efforts at a panel discussion with community members involved in the research process. Come hear presentations about our food system at the Hailey Grange on October 17th, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. You […]

Hunters – Donate your wild game meat and help feed the hungry!

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Recently, The Hunger Coalition received a very special donation. Lava Lake Ranch was issued an elk permit from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Thanks to a successful hunt and with the help of Jeff Schroeder at Idaho Hunters Feeding the Hungry, The Hunger Coalition received more than one hundred pounds of elk meat […]

Food Rescue Project Underway!

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The Hunger Coalition needs help picking excess fruit in August.  The Hunger Coalition needs volunteers to gather the excess fruit from trees and orchards from Ketchum to Bellevue this August. With one third of all food worldwide wasted, The Hunger Coalition is ready to do their part.  “There are great strides being taken to reduce […]

Outreach Volunteers Needed!

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 The Blaine County Community Food Assessment is in  need of volunteers to help canvass neighborhoods to  distribute an important food questionnaire. If you like talking to people from all walks of life and like  being active and on the move, help the Community Food  Assessment reach people that may need help. Canvassing is from August […]

Local Food Survey in the Mail

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The Hunger Coalition, along with the help of two AmeriCorps Vistas and a diverse group of Community Food Assessment team members is conducting a local food survey. The survey will be distributed in the mail to a random sample of Blaine County residents. The survey will touch on questions about how the community values its […]