Backpack Buddy Program

Who Do You Help When You Become a Mix 106 Backpack Buddy?
Put it on your calendar....the Mix 106 Cares for Kids Backpack Buddy Radiothon is  Thursday August 18th.  Some of you may wonder if your donation actually makes a difference to a Treasure Valley child who needs the support of The Idaho Food Bank’s Backpack Program. Watch th…
What Your Money Means to Families Recieving Backpacks
Some of you may wonder if your donation actually makes a difference to a child who needs the support of The Idaho Food Bank's Backpack Program.  Read for yourself some of the quotes from the kids, their parents along with teachers and school counselors.
How I Became A Backpack Buddy
I can remember the exact moment I was introduced to the phrase, "food insecure." I was sitting in the Mix 106 studio, reading the Idaho Statesman and probably snacking. It was June 2007. There was an article about how The Idaho Foodbank needs food more than ever in the summer.