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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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Pets Best supports good health for pets and their owners

Pets Best Pet Insurance for Dogs and Cats hosted their second annual Dog Paws & Santa Claus holiday pet photo event on Nov. 18, raising $630 for the Meridian Valley Humane Society and the Idaho Humane Society. During the event, ...

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United Airlines fantasy flight circles the Treasure Valley

More than 80 Boise School District students, ages 6 to 12, were on this year’s United Airlines Fantasy Flight on Dec. 5. The children checked in and were escorted through security by Boise State University athletes and their mascot Buster ...

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Idaho State business students help grant child’s wish

Idaho State University College of Business strategic management students and their professor, Alex Bolinger partnered with Make-A-Wish of Idaho this semester to raise money to send five-year-old Cassie Stoker, who is fighting lymphoblastic leukemia, and her family to Disney World ...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters hosts fundraising breakfast

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Idaho hosted their inaugural Mentoring Matters breakfast on Dec.4 in Boise. The breakfast raised $65,000 in multi-year pledges, helping BBBS to create lasting matches that will give children facing adversity the opportunity to lead ...

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Zions teams with elementary students for Lights On celebration

First-grade students from Washington Elementary School in Boise decorated a tree with hand-crafted ornaments during the Lights On celebration Dec. 3 at Zions Bank at Eighth & Main. In appreciation, the bank presented a contribution of $150 to the school, ...

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