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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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Good Works: Fairway presents Meridian home key to veteran (access required)

Retired Army Sergeant Jonathan W. Gehweiler was presented with a “mortgage-free” home by Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation on June 26. Gehweiler was honored for his military service. The retired Sergeant served in the U.S. Army beginning in 2004, and received ...

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Good Works: Chandlers, Sunwest donate to WCA

Chandlers Restaurant made its fourth annual donation to the Women’s and Children’s Alliance to help strengthen their mission to promote safety, healing and freedom from domestic abuse and sexual assault. In 2007, Rex Chandler, owner of Chandlers Restaurant, created a ...

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Good Works: IWCF grant helps garden school’s kitchen dreams (access required)

The Idaho Women’s Charitable Foundation recently awarded Boise Urban Garden School a $29,714.50 grant to equip a commercial kitchen for a privately funded education center to be built in West Boise’s Comba Park. The new facility will serve over 4,500 ...

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Good Works: Washington Federal honors financial program graduates

Washington Federal recently partnered with EverFi, Inc. and Vallivue High School to honor graduates of the Washington Federal Financial Scholars Program, a financial education course designed to empower young people with the essential skills needed to make sound financial decisions. ...

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Good Works: YMCA recognizes volunteers at annual meeting

The Treasure Valley Family YMCA awarded five individuals for their years of volunteerism and service to the Y and community. The awards were presented at the 2014 annual meeting June 4. The Treasure Valley Family YMCA board of directors established ...

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Good Works: Moseley Center gets a makeover from Brighton Foundation

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County’s Moseley Center in Garden City will receive a makeover and updating, thanks to the Brighton Foundation. The project, estimated at just under $30,000, will include new carpeting, paint for the gym and ...

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Good Works: Sunwest Bank Foundation helps META help business

A grant for $7,500 from Sunwest Bank Foundation will help the Women’s Business Center of Idaho offer trainings and one-on-one counseling to those launching businesses. “This will help us to expand our WBC Business Forums to more local cities such ...

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