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Good Works: Ada County raises money with event parking

Over the last three football seasons, the Ada County Operations Department raised $11,331 for the Faces Family Justice Center by providing event parking for all Boise State University home football games at the Civic Plaza complex, a county-owned lot east ...

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Good Works: Moxie Java donates to Idaho Foodbank

Moxie Java owners Rick and Stephanie Dean presented a check for $7,821.60 to the Idaho Foodbank. The money came from sales of the 2013 Idaho Ho Ho CD. The money raised will allow the Foodbank and its network of nonprofit ...

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Good Works: Idaho Dairy Council supports free school-wellness program

The Idaho Dairy Council selected 31 schools in Idaho to split more than $50,000 to help build their free school-wellness programs based on the Fuel Up to Play 60 initiatives, which encourage students to be physically active for 60 minutes ...

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Good Works: Free day of dentistry in Idaho Falls

On Dec. 14, dentists Philip Harper, Chris Hansen and Nathan George, of Comfort Care Dental in Idaho Falls, offered free urgent dental care to anyone in the community who was in need. They saw more than 125 patients and provided ...

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Good Works: Icon’s Warm Hearts, Toasty Toes sock drive successful

The fourth Annual Warm Hearts, Toasty Toes sock drive has concluded, and Icon Credit Union has collected nearly 3,500 pairs of socks. The recipients of the socks include Big Brothers, Big Sisters; the Boys and Girls Clubs of Ada County; ...

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Good Works: AT&T gives to the Girl Scouts

Thanks to a $5,000 grant from AT&T Idaho, the Girl Scouts of Silver Sage will combine outdoor fun and adventure with science, technology, engineering and math programming this summer at Camp Alice Pittenger, located in McCall. STEM is one of ...

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Good Works: Moscow businesses raise money for mentoring

On Jan. 16, in honor of National Mentoring Month, Lamadrid Mexican Restaurant and Tapas Bar and Winger’s Roadhouse Grill, both located in the Eastside Marketplace in Moscow, donated 10 percent of their profits from a four-hour period. The money raised ...

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Good Works: Wells Fargo supports veterans with home donations

Wells Fargo and the Military Warriors Support Foundation helped a military veteran and his family with a home donation, presented during the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. Wells Fargo donates homes to the foundation for use in its Homes 4 Heroes ...

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Good Works: More than $230,000 donated to help Idaho’s homeless

The 2013 Avenues for Hope Housing Challenge provided $233,469 to 31 organizations that provide essential housing services to Idaho families. Ten corporate sponsors contributed during the 22-day fundraising effort that ended Dec. 31. Idaho nonprofits will share at total of ...

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