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Education Partnership hosts FAFSA Frenzy

The Treasure Valley Education Partnership’s second annual FAFSA Frenzy competition supported students in completing the Federal Application for Federal Student Aid. For many students the FAFSA is both the widest gateway to money for college and a complex barrier. TVEP ...

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Corwin Ford gives $50,000 to Treasure Valley children’s programs

Corwin Ford has donated $50,000 to programs designed to enrich the lives of children in Idaho. Donations included $20,000 to the Idaho Foodbank Backpack Program, $15,000 to Nampa Boys & Girls Club, and $15,000 to Western Idaho Community Action Partnership ...

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Idaho Youth Ranch literacy program gives away 100,000 free books

During the first week of February, all 29 Idaho Youth Ranch thrift stores celebrated the occasion of the 100,000th book given to Idaho children since the start of their Ranch Readers literacy program in February 2013. The program will continue ...

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IBR partners with Idaho Stampede for Women of the Year fundraiser

For the 10th year, Idaho Business Review is celebrating 50 successful businesswomen. And for the fifth year, it’s partnering with the Idaho Stampede to offer a fundraiser. This year, The Cabin is the nonprofit recipient. The IBR Women of the ...

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Camp Rainbow Gold raises money for mobile medical trailer

Camp Rainbow Gold, an Idaho nonprofit organization that provides camps for children with cancer and their families, has launched a fundraising campaign to buy a mobile medical trailer. The 36-foot trailer would be used at Rainbow Gold’s summer camp in ...

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Washington Federal provides lot for Habitat home

Last year, Washington Federal donated a bank-owned lot in Caldwell to Canyon County Habitat for Humanity. On Dec. 19. Habitat for Humanity completed construction of a new home on the lot.  The new home will provide housing for a local ...

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Free art therapy sessions at Good Samaritan Society

Good Samaritan Society’s Boise Village is offering free Art Without Boundaries sessions to individuals with motor or cognitive challenges.  Art Without Boundaries, otherwise known as mneme therapy, is a whole-brain therapy that uses music, movement, storytelling and painting in a ...

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Letters of intent sought by United Way for 2015 program grant funding

United Way of Treasure Valley is accepting letters of intent from 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations seeking 2015 program grant funding. Program grants are distributed to organizations with programs that fit the goals of United Way of Treasure Valley in the areas ...

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Ada County Paramedics create care kits to hand out

Ada County Paramedics’ employees have pooled money from their paychecks for a program called Paramedics and Plastic Bags. The group has purchased items to include in care kits, which include snacks, bottled water, gloves, hand warmers, toothbrush and paste, deodorant, ...

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Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline seeks volunteers for 2015

The Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline (1-800-273-TALK), a program of Mountain States Group, is seeking volunteer phone responders for all shifts, especially evenings and weekends. Volunteer Phone Responders receive 40+ hours of training and apprenticeship. They are asked to commit for one ...

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