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Good Works: Junior Achievement receives grant from Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo recently awarded Junior Achievement of Idaho a $2,500 grant to expand its in-class financial literacy programs to students in grades K-12. The programs will provide students a basic understanding of financial education and equal access to a business ...

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Good Works: Idaho Ag Credit and CoBank donate to Foodbank

Idaho Agricultural Credit Association and CoBank donated $8,000 to the Idaho Foodbank’s Beef Counts program in August. Idaho Ag Credit’s $4,000 gift was matched by CoBank. The $8,000 was again leveraged through donations from Agri Beef Co., which provides a ...

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Good Works: Bieter and Ahlquist ice bucket challenge

On Aug. 25, on the top of the U.S. Bank Building in Downtown Boise, Mayor Dave Bieter and Gardner Company’s Chief Operating Officer Tommy Ahlquist took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, raising money and awareness to combat degenerative brain disease ...

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Good Works: Angell’s to host fundraising dinner for Opera Idaho

Angell’s is hosting a fundraiser for Opera Idaho at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8 at the restaurant. The dinner’s menu is being created by Franck Bacquet, the new executive chef at Angell’s. Bacquet, formerly chef and owner of Le Coq Rouge, ...

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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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