Assistance League of Boise

Helps funds Operation School Bell, providing new clothing, shoes, a warm winter coat, a book and hygiene kit to over 3,500 disadvantaged and refugee children as identified by schools in Ada County. Also funds Teen Retail, to dress 350 disadvantaged 7th and 8th grade junior high kids in partnership with Target stores with basic clothing needs, plus shoes and a coat.

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of SW Idaho

Funds help provide 30 new mentoring relationships in Ada County and expands a school‐based mentoring program for four new schools in the Boise School District.

 

Boise Rescue Mission‐City Light

Supports Emergency Services, New Life, Transitional Housing, Little Lights programs, and services provided to homeless and economically disadvantaged women and children at the City Light Home for Women and Children.

 

Boise Rescue Mission‐Valley Women’s and Children’s Shelter

Provides shelter, food, recovery programs, and jobless search assistance to homeless women and children in the Nampa area.

 

Boise State University Nursing Scholarships

Provides 43 nursing scholarships and 7 Radiologic Sciences scholarships for the 2016‐17 school year.

 

Boys and Girls Club of Ada County

Grant provides meals to low‐income children through their breakfast program before school, during the summer and on non‐school days, and funds Project Go, a comprehensive sports program that allows club kids to participate in local youth sports leagues.

 

Boys and Girls Club of Nampa

Funding helps with gym remodeling, including refurbishing floors, adding sound panels, replacing restroom stalls, and providing for equipment and supplies.

 

Camp Rainbow Gold

Provides camp experience for 100 children with cancer at two of three oncology camps.

 

Canyon County Community Clinic

Provides prescriptions, med/lab supplies and procedures necessary to eligible, uninsured, chronically ill and low‐income residents in Canyon County. Also supports Recovery Support Services by providing clients who qualify a higher education plan through a dedicated website.

 

Children’s Free Dental Clinic‐Miles of Smiles

Allows for expansion of free dental services to children of the underserved by purchasing dental supplies replacement equipment, and provides for expenses in operating the RV that is used as a dentist office that travels to visit area low‐income schools.

 

Foundation for Idaho History

Funds provide six need‐based travel scholarships for National History Day competition and 10 busses of students for state competition attendees.

 

Garden City Library Foundation

Helps fund the library’s bookmobile program, “Bells for Books” and purchases additional books.

 

Genesis World Mission (Garden City Community Clinic)

Grant provides for the purchase of medical supplies, equipment and personnel including IT equipment, dental equipment, dental software subscription, diabetic supplies and refrigerator, and coordinator support for nurses and medical assistance programs.

 

Girl Scouts Silver Sage

Funds the “Visions” mentoring program that Girl Scouts offers in low‐income schools for 4th- 6th grade girls.

 

Good Samaritan Home

Funds a portion of the Home remodeling project, including flooring, paint, furniture, carpets and modern equipment.

 

Idaho Diabetes Youth Programs‐Camp Hodia

Funds the Teen Self‐Reliance Program, helping diabetic teen‐aged campers learn new skills and to encourage them to raise some of the funding toward their camp experience. Also provides 10 camperships for the Ski Camp program.

 

Idaho Hemophilia Foundation

Funds 10‐12 campers and their families and caregivers at Camp Red Sunrise, a camp for children with bleeding disorders, and teaches them how to self‐infuse while living active lifestyles and be more self sufficient.

 

Interfaith Sanctuary

Funding provides this homeless shelter the ability to develop the Homeward Bound Program for Families, a supportive services program enabling families to gain skills and assistance to move to life beyond the shelter. Supports moving homeless into permanent housing by merging with the CATCH program. Also helps fund the SOAR program, training for work readiness and accessing program assistance for veterans, disabled, and those with mental health issues (the source of 20‐25% of homeless populations).

 

Learning Lab

Provides student scholarships for low income students and parents struggling with literacy, math and language learning skills and prepares young children for kindergarten.

 

Life’s Kitchen

Funds three basic needs programs for at‐risk youth to learn skills in the culinary arts, helping them complete their GED’s, giving them the necessary training to work in the food service industry and be financially self‐sufficient.

 

Meridian Food Bank

Funding will replace four failed furnaces of the six furnaces in their building. 27% of the cost for the overall project will be donated by HVAC techs who will volunteer their time to do the installation. Additional funds would allow them to replace an air conditioner and water heater.

 

Muscular Dystrophy Association

Provides 40 MDA clients aged 6‐17 who have neuromuscular disease and volunteers the ability to attend summer camp in McCall for a week.

 

Oasis Food Center

Funds purchased a lift gate for their refrigerated food truck deliveries and pickups.

 

OATHS (Organization Assisting the Homeless Student)

Provides funds for the organization to distribute to homeless students to provide basic needs, equipment, and other support to encourage these students to stay in school and fit in with the rest of the student body. Organization also provides students to help with study habits, and coordinates services at the YMCA and other organizations to help meet their needs. By expanding the program with foundation funds, they hope to help homeless students in 120 of the 200 Treasure Valley schools this year, up from 60 last year.

 

Salvation Army of Ada County

Provides a safety net for basic needs by funding various aspects of the Family Services Program Food Bank, including the Food Pantry and supplies, transportation assistance for clients, seasonal school break food assistance, clothing and household vouchers, and Christmas gifts for 125 teens.

 

Salvation Army Back to School

Provides backpacks and school supplies to over 725 low‐ income children. The foundation funded almost half of the funds needed for this program.

 

Salvation Army Dress a Child

Provides clothing to 300 children as identified by school counselors in Boise and Nampa. JC Penney provides an additional $20 to match funding from the foundation. Event includes 300 volunteers. Nagel Foundation provides the majority of funding for this program.

 

Shepherd’s Home

Funds the yearly food budget for this children’s shelter in McCall, which provides up to 1,400 bed nights annually.

 

Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Funding helps trained volunteers provide food, clothing, and pay emergency bills for those in need. Also provides funds for building repair and equipment replacement.

 

The Mentoring Network

Provides half the funding needed for 65 mentoring matches in an adult‐to‐youth mentoring program in the Caldwell, Homedale, Parma, Nampa and Vallivue school districts.

 

Warhawk Air Museum

Funds museum education programs through the sponsorship of summer events and a Field Trip Fund for low‐income students, as well as major museum events.

 

Warhawk Air Museum Roundup

Funds the museum’s Roundup event which brings WWII aircraft and speakers to the museum for a weekend of education for the general public.

 

Warhawk Air Museum Veterans Day Breakfast

Funds the Veteran’s Day breakfast at the museum, which brings in guest speakers and honors veterans from around the Treasure Valley.

 

Wish Granters

Organization grants wishes for low‐income adults who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness. Funds pay for granting about 20 wishes.

 

Women’s and Children’s Alliance

Funds help victims of domestic and sexual violence by providing services for 17 individuals over a two month treatment period.

 

Women’s and Children’s Alliance housing project

Funds naming rights for the dining room at a new emergency and transitional residential home project at the Willow Lane campus.