Category Archive: Food/Fund Raising

Nov 30 2019

2019 Tater Trot

We would like to thank our running community, our volunteers and our corporate sponsors for this year’s Tater Trot. We had 115 runners registered for this year’s event, the weather cooperated and overall it was a great success.  Despite morning temperatures starting out in teens, the event went off without a hitch.  Roughly 20 Volunteers …

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Oct 15 2019

CHS 2019 Harvest for Hunger

Since 2016 Bingham Cooperative/CHS have partnered with the Community Dinner Table in their annual Harvest for Hunger. During the past 4 years over $68,000 has been raised to help fund our efforts to feed the hungry in Bingham County through the Blackfoot Community Pantry. Some of the larger corporate donors include, Zions Bank, Idaho Central …

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Oct 15 2019

Day of the Corn

For 9 years, Grove City Gardens has donated 5,000 ears of corn to CDT for use at our Tuesday Night Dinners. Volunteers pick, husk, wash, blanch, cool, strip the corn off the cobs, package and freeze 150 gallons of corn in less than 3 hours. The corn is used for the dinners and as give-away …

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Jun 30 2019

2019 Snake River JR High Wins Food Feud

This Spring marked our 4th annual Food Feud. The Food Feud is a food raising competition between two of our local schools – Snake River JR High and Mountain View Middle School. This food drive helps re-stock our food pantry in the late spring and early summer time. We really appreciate the food donated during …

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Jan 08 2019

Spudnik Equipment LLC, Christmas Food Donation

Spudnik Equipment Company LLC of Blackfoot, as part of their company annual Christmas donation drive, collected over 5200 lbs of food which was donated to the Blackfoot Community Pantry. On December 21, 2018, that food was brought into the pantry, along with an army of strong bodies to help unload it. What a boon to …

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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 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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Nov 06 2017

Runners Brave the Tater Trot!

On a blustery November morning runners and walkers of all ages braved the weather to support the 7th annual “Tater 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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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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