The main events included the Fall and Spring Food Drives, Post Office Food Drive, Star Library Food for Fines program, and the Scouting for Food program. These community programs have enabled us to meet the needs of our food bank. We served have an average of 7 new families a month serving our fast-growing community.
We sponsor 2 Food Drives throughout the year, in the Spring from March 15 thru April 30th and in the Fall: September 15th – October 30th . We will post our current needs here.
Our consistent needs are:
o Tuna & Canned Meats
o Rice & Pasta side dishes
o Canned Fruit & Vegetables
o Canned Soup & Chili
o Spaghetti Sauce
o Peanut Butter & Jelly
o Mac & Cheese and Hamburger Helper
o Cleaning Supplies: Laundry soap, Dish soap, Kleenex & Cough drops
o Personal Care: Deodorant, Body wash, Bar soap, Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Shampoo & Conditioner
Additionally, we are the recipients of the Post Office Stamp out Hunger Food the 2nd Saturday in May, Star Library Branch Food for Fines during National Library Week, and various food drives from local organizations.
Food can be donated throughout the year at the following locations:
o Food Bank
o Star City Hall
o Star Fire Department
o Idaho Independent Bank
Please look for our flyers placed on the doors and in mailboxes around the neighborhoods in the Star community. Donations can be dropped off at the food bank, city hall, and the fire department.