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Valley Wide Cooperative community garden feeds thousands

The Land O’ Lakes Foundation, Winfield Solutions and Valley Wide Cooperative’s Answer Plot Community Garden team in Greenleaf produced 22,543 pounds of fresh carrots, beets, squash, zucchini, sweet corn, cucumbers, peppers and pumpkins.  The harvest will provide 101,443 servings of ...

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KeyBank presents JA sponsorship to Gateway Elementary School

KeyBank presented its sponsorship of Junior Achievement programs to Gateway Elementary School in Meridian on Nov. 18. This gift will help provide hands-on, grade-appropriate lessons related to financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship.

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Women’s Charitable Foundation sponsors Desert Sage Elementary

Idaho Women’s Charitable Foundation presented its sponsorship of Junior Achievement programs to Desert Sage Elementary in Meridian on Oct. 24. This gift will help provide hands-on, grade-appropriate lessons related to financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship.

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Payless ShoeSource partners with Boys & Girls Club

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County was selected again this year as an official partner of Payless Gives Shoes 4 Kids, an annual program from Payless ShoeSource that provides free shoes for kids in need. Last year, 50 ...

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Bank of the Cascades donates $3,000 to senior center

Bank of the Cascades presented the Gem County Senior Center a $3,000 check in support of their work providing quality services and programs to senior citizens. The contribution will be used to help purchase a bus to transport seniors and ...

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Boise Young Professionals focus on gifts for older kids

The Boise Young Professional’s Community & Civic Involvement Work Team organized a gift drive for the Boys & Girls Club of Ada County. Fifty BYP volunteers were involved and 55 gifts were given to older kids, who can sometimes be forgotten ...

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Rotary, Stampede donate more than $20,000 during holiday breakfast

The Boise Sunrise Rotary Club and more than 80 residents and staff from Hope House in Marsing met for their annual Christmas breakfast Dec. 2. The Idaho Stampede Community Foundation and Boise Sunrise Rotary made donations to Hope House, each ...

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Tick Tock Productions delivers new books to Whitney students

Tick Tock Media Productions, with help from Instructional Coach Karyn Boersig, selected $3,000 worth of books from the Scholastic Book Fair and donated them to Whitney Elementary School, a Title 1 school receiving government funding to support students who are ...

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Boise Firefighters Local 149 gives new winter coats to schoolchildren

Boise Fire Fighter’s Local 149 distributed 372 new American-made coats to 11 local elementary schools. BFF Local 149 collaborated with the Fire Fighter Operation Warm program to raise more than $12,264.00 in donations from union members and local businesses. The ...

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Moxie Java, local musicians fight hunger with fifth holiday album

Moxie Java, in collaboration with the Idaho Foodbank, has released the fifth anniversary album of Idaho Ho Ho: A Celebration of Idaho Artists. Over the past four years, the musical compilation has generated enough funds for the Idaho Foodbank to ...

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