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Good Works: U.S. Bank goes back-to-school shopping (access required)

On August 8, U.S. Bank will provide backpacks to residents of New Hope, a Mercy Housing Northwest-Idaho low-income multi-family property located in Nampa. This is the third year U.S. Bank has donated backpacks and school supplies to the property. The ...

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Good Works: Gala raises funds for MDA Idaho

Concierge Legacy Advisors partnered with the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Idaho on July 19 for the pair’s second annual Night of Hope gala. The event over the past two years has raised nearly $85,000 and will benefit families affected by ...

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Good Works: Meridian Dutch Bros. helps homeless families

Dutch Bros. Coffee of Meridian is donating $800 a month, from July to December, to Charitable Assistance to Community’s Homeless, a nonprofit organization that assists families with children who are currently homeless. C.A.T.C.H works to break the cycle of homelessness ...

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Good Works: Women’s Charitable Foundation grant for Junior Achievement

The Idaho Women’s Charitable Foundation recently awarded Junior Achievement of Idaho a $23,000 grant to expand its in-class financial literacy programs to low-income students from kindergarten to 12th grade. The programs will provide students a basic understanding of financial education ...

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Good Works: BYP dig in for the community (access required)

The Boise Young Professionals led 50 volunteers in a revitalization of the Jefferson Street Community Garden on July 19. Volunteers removed piles of rock, weeds and scrap from the garden, hoed garden beds, planted trees, and built picnic tables. Following ...

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Good Works: ISU College of Pharmacy receives scholarship money (access required)

The Idaho State University College of Pharmacy has received $125,000 in student scholarships through the Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Program. Cardinal Health Inc. is a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Dublin, Ohio. Recipients were chosen based on their commitment to advancing ...

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Good Works: Great dolphin dunk fundraiser begins

On July 9, 200 Boys & Girls Club members kicked off the 14th annual Great Dolphin Dunk. This year’s theme is “buy a dolphin, build a gym,” and the goal is to raise $30,000 to help build a new gym ...

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Good Works: Mountain West Bank donates $10,000 to META

Mountain West Bank has donated $10,000 to help the Microenterprise Training and Assistance program launch its Up the SCORE (smart credit opportunities, real empowerment) project. In addition, Mountain West will provide technical assistance in the development of financial literacy training ...

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Good Works: 4-H and Eat Smart Idaho connect families to healthy options

The 4-H Food Smart Families, which is now taking shape, will draw on a $150,000 grant from the National 4-H Council in partnership with the ConAgra Food Foundation. The goal is to reduce the incidence of obesity among youth and ...

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Good Works: Idaho Suicide Prevention hotline gets United Way grant (access required)

Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline (1-800-273-TALK), the state’s only nationally certified suicide prevention hotline, and a program of Mountain States Group, is pleased to announce that the United Way of Treasure Valley’s Vision Council has approved a $50,000 grant to the ...

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