Annual Holiday Food Drive Is More Important This Year Than Ever For Idaho Boy Scouts
For over 25 years, the Boy Scouts of America have been hosting a holiday food drive called “Scouting for Food." Now in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the drive looks a little different. But the Idaho Foodbank is still counting on the scouts to continue their annual tradition and bring in a bunch of donated food.
Joining Idaho Matters to talk about this event is Carlyn Blake, the development manager for the Idaho Foodbank. If you want to drop off a donation and didn't receive a bag from the Boy Scouts, Blake says you can reuse any paper grocery bag. Fill it with shelf-stable foods like canned veggies, fruit and whole grain bread and pasta and drop it off at one of these locations.
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