Category Archive: Community Food Pantry

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 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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Oct 31 2017

Scouting for Food Drive 2017

The local Boy Scout organization performed a fantastic service again this year as they collected food for the hungry in our community.  Community members also showed great support as they left bags and boxes on doorsteps for the Scouts to collect.  The drive was held on Saturday, October 28th.  This year there were 27,204 food …

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Sep 29 2017

Corn Day

Thanks to the generous donation of Richard Johnson, and with the help of a small army of local volunteers, over 5,000 ears of corn were prepared for the new season.  173 gallons of fresh, sweet corn was bagged and moved to the Blackfoot Food Pantry freezers for use throughout this coming dinner season.  This all …

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Jun 26 2017

Food Pantry Annual Yard Sale

Everyone is invited to come support the Blackfoot Community Food Pantry, Annual Yard Sale on Friday, August 4th and Saturday, August 5th. We are also looking for volunteers to help with the sale.   Here are the details:   Friday August 4th 8:00 am -4:00 pm Saturday August 5th 8:00 am -2:00 pm The sale …

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May 06 2017

Snake River Jr. High Victorious in 2nd Annual Food Feud

The second annual food feud to help support the Blackfoot Community Food Pantry was a huge success. We collected a total of 6,000 food items along with $1,300 in cash donations. Snake River Jr. High was able to knock off the defending champions Mountain View Middle School.  The two schools can be very proud of …

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Feb 24 2017

MVMS to Defend Title in 2nd Annual Food Feud

With nearly 2000 cans of food collected last year, the Mountain View Middle School (MVMS) claimed the title of Champions of the first ever Food Feud. This is a canned food drive to help stock the pantry shelves of the Community Dinner Table Food Pantry. This year they will square off against the Snake River …

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Oct 23 2016

Scouting for Food Drive

The Blackfoot Community Food Pantry along with SouthEastern Idaho Community Action Agency (SEICAA) received thousands of canned and dry goods on Saturday, October 15th.  Boy Scouts from the area went to the doors of homes throughout the community picking up food items that families had left on their doorsteps. The food was then consolidated in …

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