2017 Feeding the 5000 Families Food Drive Events

Feeding the 5000 Families Annual Interfaith Concert: Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 7:00PM at First United Methodist Church located at 200 North 15th, Pocatello, ID. This is the kickoff event for the food drive. There will be musicians and singers from area faith communities. The concert is free and open to the public but monetary donations as well as nonperishable food items will be accepted for the Idaho Foodbank.

Candlelight Vigil - Light a Candle for the Hungry:  Saturday March 18, 2017 at Community of Christ located at 4588 Bannock Highway, Pocatello. Event starts at 7PM.

Interfaith Progressive Dinner: Saturday, April 8, 2017. Cost is $15 per person or $25 per couple. 100% of the proceeds go to the Idaho Foodbank. For tickets contact the Idaho Foodbank at 233-8811. 





5:30PM -6:00PM


First Presbyterian Church

202 S. 7th Ave

6:00PM -6:30PM

Soup & Salad

Central Christian Church

918 E. Center

6:30PM -7:00PM

Main Course

LDS Church at Caldwell Park

Lewis and 7th

7:00PM -8:00PM


St. John’s Catholic Center    

9th and Lovejoy

Grocery Store Collection: Saturday, April 15, 2017 between the hours of 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM. We will greet the public at Albertsons, Smiths, Fred Meyer and Ridley's grocery store. We ask the public to contribute to the Feeding the 5,000 families food drive!

Closing Celebration:  Monday, May 1, 2017 come celebrate the end of a successful campaign at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, located at the Corner of Clark Street and 18th. The event begins at 5:45 and is free to the public, although we do ask that you bring 2 cans of either chili or vegetables. One goes in the donation barrel and one goes into a mulligan stew that will be served after the service.  

Quilt Raffle: We are raffling a quilt approximately 80 x 105. Suggested donations are $1 per ticket or 6 for $5 dollars.  All proceeds go to the Idaho Foodbank. Call the Idaho Foodbank at 233-8811 to purchase tickets.  Drawing will be held during the closing program. You do not need to be present to win.

If you would like to help with or participate in any of these events or have questions, send us an email at feedingthe5000@gmail.com.