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FOOD

 

 

HUNGER COALITION                                  208-788-0121 

121 Honeysuckle Street

 Bellevue, Idaho 83313

 

PURPOSE:  Anyone who is hungry can get a punch card by calling the Hunger Coalition.  After an initial intake/screening, individuals are given a punch card with four punches.  They are not eligible to receive another card for two months from the date of the initial card unless they are eligible following a case management appointment.  For each punch they are given a box of food based on family size that will provide food for several days.

 

Mobile Food Bank - Providing wholesome, nutritious foods to the hungry in our community on a weekly basis year-round. 

Backpack Club - Sending children home from school on the weekends with easy-to-prepare, healthy foods to supplement insufficient daily nutritional needs.

Summer Food Program - Serving free meals to children under 18 during the summertime.

Infant Formula Initiative - Providing critical supplemental nutrition to infants in need.

 

Client Empowerment Services:   Through individual meetings with clients in a private and secure setting, they can address the individual needs and circumstances unique to each person. Clients receive a Food Bank Punch Card that entitles them to a pre-determined quantity of food every week.

Clients may attend any Food Bank location, but are limited to one per week.

 

Clients continue to meet with our staff while receiving food assistance in an effort to set personal goals, establish functional family budgets, introduce educational and employment opportunities, and provide the necessary support and guidance.

 

Area Served:  Blaine County

 

 

 

FREE COMMUNITY DINNERS

 

St. Charles Church in Hailey:        Dinner:  Mondays and Thursdays: 5:30 – 6:30   788-3024

Souper Supper                           -Joan Anderson, Coordinator 726-3574                 

 

Big Wood Presbyterian Church in Ketchum:     Public Dinner: Wednesdays:  6:00 – 7:00 pm  

   726-5123, ext.4               Mobile Food Bank (Hunger Coalition): Wednesdays: 3:30 – 5:30 pm

 

PURPOSE:  To provide free wholesome dinner to the to the hungry in our community on a weekly basis year-round. 

 

 

MEALS ON WHEELS                           208-788-3468

Blaine Co. Senior Center

 

AREA SERVED: Sun Valley, Ketchum, Hailey, Bellevue.

 

PURPOSE: To deliver meals to the elderly.

 

SERVICES: Nutritious meals delivered to the elderly who cannot provide own meals or who need a special diet.

 

ELIGIBILITY: Elderly not able to prepare own meals or in need of a special diet. Doctors sometimes recommend persons.

 

FEES: Vary--contact office for further information.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Contact office.

 

SOURCE OF FUNDS: Federal funding--Office on Aging.

 

 

SOUPER SUPPER                                                     208-726-5227

St. Charles Church

311 South 1st. Ave.                                          Lynn  Flickinger

Hailey, ID  83333     

 

SERVICE:  Dinners, no charge for the public.  Mondays and Thursdays       5:30 – 6:30

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