Mountain Home Summer Feeding Program

The 2019 program has concluded! Thank you to everyone who was a part of this years program. See you next year!


Summer Feeding ProgramThe “Picnic in the Park” lunch program operates from noon to 1 PM weekdays at Carl Miller Park and Skyview Terrace Apartments (outside clubhouse). Meals are available free for children ages 1 up to age 18. Adults can receive the same meals for a small fee.

The 2019 Summer Feeding program begins June 3rd and concludes August 2nd.

The food served is reviewed for nutritional value by the USDA and Mountain Home qualifies as an approved Summer feeding location. This program is sponsored by St. Vincent de Paul but funded federally through the USDA. During the month of June 2018, more than 5,300 meals were served in the park!

This amazing program works in partnership with other community groups that provide fun activities for the free lunch recipients:

  • Golf Lessons by TJ Gomez from Desert Canyon Golf Course
  • Mountain Home Library- Twice weekly Literacy activities
  • Fire Department-Explore fire trucks and equipment
  • Wagon’s Ho-Explore history of the Old West
  • Mountain Home Museum-Explore Gold Mining
  • Bounce House-Recreational Fun

If you would like to partner with the Summer Feeding Program or volunteer contact Lisa Stover-Russel at (208) 599-0095. For all other inquires please ask at the feeding site.


In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs).

St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
Things look a little different at St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantries these days due to COVID-19. With double the clients we are used to, and a drive through system, the Idaho National Guard and Team Rubicon are now staffing our food pantry. We are immensely thankful for their hard work during this crisis.

We are still in desperate need of financial donations to keep food on the shelves and the lights on so that we can provide for the thousands of Idahoans who are relying on our services. Can we count on you to help us help others?

Visit www.svdpid.org to make a difference during the Coronavirus Pandemic.
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
St. Vincent de Paul is responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic with more than food, rent, and utility assistance! We combed our thrift stores for all the bolts of fabric that we had. That fabric is now in the hands of The Treasure Valley Medical Masks Sewing Angels a group that has sprung up to sew masks for medical professionals and other individuals!

Visit www.svdpid.org to see the other ways we are responding to the crisis.
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
Thank you KTVB’s Kim Fields KTVB for covering our fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. We continue to experience record demand but also record generosity. We are amazed by the outpouring of support we have received thus far. It’s directly translating to food on our shelves for individuals in need. Thank you!

If you want to learn more about how you can receive assistance or help us help others, visit our website at www.svdpid.org
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