The Idaho Foodbank, the Boise Fire Department, and the Boise Police Department celebrated Summer Learning Day at Borah Park on July 14. Police officers and firefighters joined the Foodbank to distribute lunches, educate, and entertain children . In addition, the Idaho Commission for Libraries was on hand with books and storytelling.
Since June 6, the Foodbank has distributed free lunches at parks in Boise and Garden City to children in need. The program, known as Picnic in the Park, continues through August 12.