2019 Feeding the 5000 Families Food Drive Events

Album release party:  February 23, 2019. The event will be from 6:00-8:00 pm. at the Memorial Building located at 300 N. Johnson. Norma Boyd who has composed theme songs for the food drive has made an album of the songs and will be performing and selling the CD’s that evening.

 Feeding the 5000 Families Annual Interfaith Concert: Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 7:00PM at First United Methodist Church, located at 202 N. 15th, Pocatello, ID. This is the kickoff event for the food drive. Prelude music will begin at 6:45PM. There will be musicians and singers from area faith communities. The concert is free and open to the public, monetary donations as well as nonperishable food items accepted for the Idaho Foodbank.

Candlelight Vigil - Light a Candle for the Hungry:  Saturday March 16, 2019, at Seventh-day Adventist Church, located at 253 Valleyview. Event starts at 7:30PM.

Grocery Store Collection: Saturday, March 30, 2019, between the hours of 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM. We will greet the public at Albertsons, Fred Meyer and Ridley's grocery store. We ask the public to contribute to the Feeding the 5,000 families food drive.

Interfaith Progressive Dinner: Saturday, April 13, 2019. Cost is $15 per person or $25 per couple. 100% of the proceeds go to the Idaho Foodbank. Tickets may be purchased at the Idaho Foodbank. 

Time

Course

Location

Address

5:00PM-5:30PM

Appetizer

First Presbyterian Church

202 S. 7th Ave

5:30PM-6:00PM

Soup & Salad

Central Christian Church

918 E. Center

6:00PM-6:30PM

Main Course

LDS Church at Caldwell Park

7th and Lewis

6:30PM-7:30PM

Dessert

St. Anthony Parish    

7th and Wyeth

Closing Celebration:  Monday, May 13, 2019, come and celebrate the end of a successful campaign at  the First Presbyterian Church located at 202 S. 7th. The event begins at 5:45 and is free to the public.

Quilt Raffle: We are raffling a quilt.  Suggested donations are $1.00 per ticket or 6 for $5.00.  All proceeds go to the Idaho Foodbank. The 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 feeding5000@gmail.com.