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Good Works: US Bank Foundation supports Girl Scouts

The U.S. Bank Foundation awarded a $2,500 grant to Girl Scouts of Silver Sage for its Visions program. Visions is a 10-week, in-school Girl Scouts program in select Treasure Valley schools that helps at-risk, low-income girls with self-esteem, confidence and healthy decision-making.

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Good Works: Moffatt Thomas sponsors student fundraiser

Moffatt Thomas sponsored a Jog-A-Thon student fundraiser at Washington Elementary School. The company gave a cash donation to cover the costs of student shirts for the event. The jog-a-thon event was developed by the PTA as a non-traditional way to ...

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Good Works: Rake Up Boise raises money to winterize homes

Neighborhood Housing Services’ Rake Up Boise, an annual event to help senior and disabled residents winterize and rake their yards, has a new aspect this year. For a $100 donation, you can nominate someone to get a pile of leaves ...

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Good Works: Disabled Veterans participate in free golf clinic (access required)

The Boise VA Medical Center’s Recreational Therapy Department and the National Veterans Sports Program held their annual Down Range Golf Program on Oct. 4 at Falcon Crest Golf Course in Kuna. PGA Professionals and VA rehabilitation staff worked together to ...

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Good Works: CenturyLink wants teachers to apply for tech grants

Idaho teachers can apply for up to $30,000 in grants for innovative technology projects from the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation. This is the 11th year the Idaho State Department of Education has partnered with CenturyLink to pay for classroom ...

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Good Works: Albertsons supports Junior Achievement of Idaho

Albertsons presented its sponsorship of Junior Achievement programs to Trail Wind Elementary School in Boise, on Oct. 2. This gift will help provide hands-on, grade-appropriate lessons related to financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship.

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Good Works: Verizon grant helps teach youth about healthy relationships (access required)

The Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence will use a $10,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation for a series of workshops across the state, promoting healthy relationships. The workshops will reach hundreds of youth from disadvantaged communities, focusing on ...

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Good Works: New book funds medical grants for children in Idaho

To help raise money for its child medical grant program, UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation has published a children’s book, Oliver & Hope’s Adventure Under the Stars, the second in the series. The first book was titled Oliver & Hope’s Amusing Adventure. ...

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Good Works: Songwriters receive grant, partner with Idaho Parks and Recreation (access required)

The Idaho Songwriter’s Association received a Quick Funds Project Grant from The Idaho Commission on the Arts to support the first performance of the organization’s Songwriters in our Parks program. On Oct 12, songwriters performed at Lucky Peak State Park, ...

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Good Works: Preservation Idaho receives a grant from Home Depot

The Home Depot Foundation has joined the effort to restore the 150-year-old Surgeon’s Quarters, Bldg. 4 at the Boise VA Medical Center. On Oct. 18, more than twenty local Home Depot employees performed restoration tasks, including removing a 1950’s era ...

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