Category Archive: In the News

May 03 2018

Snake River JR High Wins 2018 Food Feud

The 2018 third annual Food Feud is in the books. The two week canned food drive to help stock the pantry shelves was a huge success. This year’s contest brought in over 4,100 pounds of food and nearly $500 in cash donations. A big thanks to both Snake River Jr. High School and Mountain View …

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Apr 29 2018

Recognition Dinner 2018 – Two Board Members Depart

The annual CDT recognition dinner was held April 18th with thanks being given to all the volunteers that helped throughout the past year.  Also recognized and thanked were the many corporate and philanthropic organizations that help keep CDT running and providing for so many in the community. At the dinner two of the founding board …

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Apr 11 2018

New Orleans Saints Josh Hill Supports Pantry

On April 9th, Josh Hill, former tight end on the Blackfoot State Championship football team of 2008-09, and currently starting tight end for the New Orleans Saints, signed autographs here in Blackfoot at the High School.  Hill just completed his 5th season with the Saints. Autograph seekers were to bring food for CDT so that …

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Apr 06 2018

3rd Annual FOOD FEUD

Snake River Jr. High is set to defend their title against Mountain View Middle School  In 3rd Annual FOOD FEUD   The 3rd annual food feud will be a re-match of 2017 participants. Snake River Jr. High vs. Mountain View Middle School. SRJH was the eventual winner after a hard-fought competition last year. The winner …

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Feb 21 2018

Frozen Frisbee Fundraiser

The South Fork Disk Golf Club out of Idaho Falls selected Blackfoot to host their annual winter “Ice Bowl”.  In addition to having a great time playing disk golf, the club uses this event as a fundraiser for local charities.  This year Community Dinner Table (CDT) was selected to receive the canned goods that were …

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Jan 22 2018

Elizabeth Fields Recognized

Our very own Elizabeth Fields was nominated for and finished in the top three for Individual Brightest Star award in Boise on January 19th. She was surprised to make the final three, but we were not! She is pictured below with Lt. Gov. Brad Little. Volunteers across Idaho were honored at the Idaho Brightest Stars …

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Jan 22 2018

Christmas Food Boxes

Through the generous giving of many organizations and individuals, combined with the countless hours of volunteer time, the Community Dinner Table was able to once again organize and provide Christmas Food Boxes to those in need.  This benefits both the hungry and those who are having a hard time making ends meet, especially at this …

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Dec 20 2017

Christmas Dinner

The Blackfoot Stake hosted the “pre” Christmas dinner on December 19th prior to the Christmas holiday.  As with all the dinners, this turned out to be a great evening with 416 served.  The meal included delicious roast beef, potatoes and gravy, corn, a roll and a glazed donut for desert. The kids had a special …

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Nov 22 2017

Community Dinners are Back

The 2017-2018 weekly dinners are back with the first dinner having started in late October and then continuing through the winter months.  Different faith and community groups host the dinners each week at the Methodist church.  In the photos shown here the Blackfoot LDS Young Single Adult wards combined to prepare and serve a nice …

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Nov 06 2017

Runners Brave the Tator Trot!

On a blustery November morning runners and walkers of all ages braved the weather to support the 7th annual “Tator Trot”.   This event, started by Jon and Marlene Lyksett (see link here to 2013 race) has generated thousands of dollars over the years for helping the hungry in Blackfoot and Bingham County.  This year was …

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