Assistance League of Boise

Grant funds Operation School Bell, providing new clothing, shoes, a warm winter coat, a book and hygiene kit to over 250 disadvantaged and children as identified by schools in Ada County. Also funds Teen Retail, to dress 140 disadvantaged 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 25 new community-based mentoring relationships in Ada County and builds on the expanding school‐based mentoring program in the Boise and West Ada School Districts.

 

Boise Rescue Mission‐City Light

Supports Emergency Services, New Life, Transitional Housing, Veteran's Ministries for women and children's 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 emergency shelter, meals, recovery programs, child care and learning programs, and jobless search assistance to homeless women and children fleeing situations of domestic violence and abuse in the Nampa area.

 

Boise State University Scholarships

Provides for 30 nursing and radiological science scholarships for the 2017‐18 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 provided primary sponsorship for a comprehensive sports program that allows club kids to participate in local youth sports leagues.

 

Boys and Girls Club of Nampa

Funding helps with renovation costs to repurpose two areas of the facility for an art room and a "Tween" Center, and provides for more team sports and youth leagues participation.

 

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 helps with lab costs for patients and 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 buses of students for state competition attendees.

 

Garden City Library Foundation

Helps fund the library’s bookmobile literacy program, “Bells for Books”, which serves over 1,000 children in Garden City.

 

Genesis  Community Health

Grant provides for the purchase of medical supplies, IT equipment, dental equipment, a dental software subscription and diabetic supplies.  It also supports coordination of nurses and a medical assistance program.

 

Girl Scouts Silver Sage

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

 

Good Samaritan Home

Funds a portion of the Home remodeling project, including new hallway flooring, new dining room 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. Provides 10 camperships for the Ski Camp program.  Provides for a new Shooting Star day camp in Meridian for children ages 3-10, replacing a day camp sponsored by another organization several years ago.

 

Idaho Hemophilia Foundation

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

 

Interfaith Sanctuary

Funding replaces previous federal funding to cover emergency shelter costs, insurance, transportation, case management and the Homeward Bound Program for Families.

 

Learning Lab

Provides student scholarships for low income, functionally illiterate adults and preschool children to train them in literacy, math, and language learning skills.  Prepares young children for kindergarten and provides classes for earning a GED.

 

Life’s Kitchen

Supports educational programming and charitable meal service initiatives.  Education includes culinary training, ServSafe certification, GED testing and life skills training.  Programs give students the necessary training to work in the food service industry and be financially self‐sufficient.

 

Meridian Food Bank

Funding will replace their 1994 box truck with a second used refrigerated truck to pick up perishable food items from stores in the Meridian area for distribution at the food bank.

 

Muscular Dystrophy Association

Provides 45 MDA clients aged 6‐17 who have neuromuscular disease and volunteers the ability to attend summer camp in McCall for a week.

 

PATHS (Bishop Kelly HS)

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 Interfaith Sanctuary and Boise Rescue Mission's City Light. Helps expand the program to "sister schools" in Canyon County.

 

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 teens.

 

Salvation Army Back to School

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

 

Salvation Army Dress a Child

Provides clothing to 450 children as identified by school counselors in Boise and Nampa.  JC Penney and H&M provide additional discounts to help foundation funding stretch farther. Event includes over 300 volunteers. Nagel Foundation provides the majority of funding for this program.

 

Shepherd’s Home

Funds operating expenses for the yearly "Feed the Children" 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. Grant also covers utilities for their building.

 

The Mentoring Network

Provides half the funding needed for 60 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, and provides funds for website development.

 

Women’s and Children’s Alliance

Funds help victims of domestic and sexual violence by through WCA's Victim Services Safe Shelter program by providing services for 18 individuals over a two month treatment period.