Category Archive: Sponsors & Volunteers

Oct 15 2019

Brightest Star

Elizabeth Fields, and original CDT Board Member and past Secretary Treasurer was honored in 2018 as one of the top three (3) Brightest Stars in Idaho. Elizabeth was chosen in the individual category, and is a most deserving honoree for her work in creating the process of serving hot meals to 6,000 people each winter …

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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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Jan 08 2019

NW Farm Credit is a Wonderful Community Partner

NW Farm Credit continues to be a strong supporter of the Community Dinner Table Mission. This year they helped with Christmas Food Distribution on December 20th. Seven individuals from their offices and their trustees gave 5 hours of their time to help get the food to members of their community who needed some assistance this …

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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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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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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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Jun 04 2017

2017 Annual Appreciation Dinner

The 2016-2017 weekly dinners concluded with the annual appreciation dinner that was held at the Methodist church on April 11th.  This dinner was organized and served by CDT board members, with assistance this year by family, friends and volunteers from the Blackfoot LDS Young Single Adult  Wards.  The dinner is offered as a way for …

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Dec 27 2016

350 Christmas Food Boxes Shared

The spirit of Christmas was shared by a generous community this year.  On December 21st numerous volunteers came together to distribute 310 food boxes at the Eastern Idaho State Fairgrounds with another 40 boxes provided to families at the Blackfoot Food Pantry.  Months of hard work and preparations had gone into making this year another …

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Sep 30 2016

EIRMC food donations – you can help

Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) is celebrating their 30 year anniversary and to that end, they have launched a website with a historical look-back at www.eirmc30years.com.   As part of their anniversary, they are giving back to the communities that have supported them by collecting 30,000 canned goods to donate to eleven food banks in their …

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