- Related: See our downloadable Lewiston PDF invitation with links or Moscow PDF invitation with links for more information about the event.
In 2020, we partnered with more than 70 local businesses and are adding more to meet the growing needs for three local food banks. We share donations from Lewiston businesses with the Community Action Food Bank, from Clarkston businesses to the Asotin County Food Bank and in Moscow we give to Palouse Cares.
COLLECT FOOD DONATIONS: You announce your participation to your staff. Then you and your employees bring bags of food donations into your business location for pickup. At your option, you can also invite vendors, suppliers, customer and friends to partner with you to bring in food for pickup.
SUPPORT LOCAL GROCERS: Bring food from your own pantry or visit our partners at A & B Foods on 8th Street or Thain, and Grocery Outlet on Thain or at Rick’s Family Foods on Highland in Clarkston, or to the Moscow Food Co-Op for discounted bags of food.
PICTURES & PICKUP: Pick a day and time the week of Nov. 15-19 for an Agent from American Insurance to pick up your food donations. We can either take your employee picture or we can use just your logo to share our gratitude on social media.
PUBLICITY: With your permission, American Insurance will post the picture of your employees and donated items to our Facebook page, your Facebook page, on our website, and sent out in an email and newsletter to more than 4,000 area residents to highlight the contributions of local hometown businesses and encourage others to donate.
Need more information or ready to sign up for this year's event? Contact our Event Coordinator Stephanie Herbert at (208) 413-6242 or community [at] am-ins [dot] com.
Watch for updates along the week on our Facebook Food Drive event page here.
Read more archives of our past food drives:
- 2020 - 9,542 lbs. of food supporting 3 area food banks
- 2019 - 5,304 lbs of Food Drive donations supporting 3 area food banks
- 2018 - 2,655 lbs. of Food Drive donations!
- 2017 - 1,825 lbs. donated for 2nd Annual Food Drive
- 2016 - 708 lbs. collected in first Food Drive
- Related: Food drive need increasing as pandemic persists -- Supplementing the grocery needs of their families with food bank resources means the rent can get paid and they are secure in their housing. It becomes a choice between food and rent for the unemployed and under-employed.
- Related: The magical power of partnership giving -- I can’t do everything, but I can do something.