The Hunger Coalition is purchasing a new property where together, we will build a bold, new solution to hunger. Across the street from our current headquarters is a 13,000 sf building on four acres that will triple the size of our current space; a place where people from all walks of life can engage in […]
Good food provides security, even in total chaos. Harness the power of good food to ensure Jeff and thousands of local people don’t have to worry whether they’ll eat tomorrow with a gift. Click here to give and your gift will be doubled by the Heart of Gold – SPUR Community Foundation Challenge Grant.
Wages in Blaine County have cratered, according to the Idaho Mountain Express, while the cost of living continues to soar. Along with personal challenges like medical bills, childcare, car repair, or sudden loss of a loved one, 38% of local people are considered food-insecure or one crisis away from it. In our community, the deck […]
Dear Friends, With June comes the start of our favorite programs: programs designed not only to distribute food, but to bring us together as neighbors. To blur the lines between our backgrounds and bank accounts and unite us over the shared joy of delicious meals. Lately, we’ve been learning how we can come together to take our […]
Maryanna está orgullosa de Bloom Community Farm. “Cuando comenzamos, esto era pura yerba y suciedad”, sonríe. Mientras habla, las filas de repollo, col rizada, zanahorias, remolachas, cebollas, tomates y pimientos ilustran cuánto está creciendo. Antes de su pasantía en Bloom Youth Project, la familia de Maryanna apareció en nuestra serie de historias Food for Thought. […]
In 2003, founder, Tom Iselin enlisted a scrappy, selfless team of volunteers to create a more concentrated solution to hunger in Blaine County. For a few years we collected and distributed food to families via community partners on a shoestring budget. Over time, we evolved into a choice based food pantry headquartered in […]
In 2016, we broke ground on Bloom Farm and hit the road with Bloom Truck. By 2017, Bloom Youth Project, Volunteer for Veggies, and a stronger Summer Food Program took flight. These programs complement our traditional food support programs to provide a more comprehensive solution to hunger in Blaine County. Our dreams were being […]