Assistance League of Boise
This grant funds ALB’s signature program, Operation School Bell. Program provides new clothing, shoes, and personal care items to meet the most basic needs of low-income, at-risk K-6 elementary school children, as identified by school counselors. It also funds the Teen Retail program for at-risk middle and junior high school students, with a budget to shop for school clothing at a local store with help from volunteers.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Funds provide for 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 Home for Women and Children
Supports City Light’s Emergency Services program providing for basic physical needs, the New Life program addressing the root causes of homelessness, the Transitional Housing program providing affordable housing and case management, the female Veteran’s Ministries program providing housing and counseling, and the Children’s Program designed to break the cycle of poverty and homelessness.
Boise Rescue Mission-Valley Women’s and Children’s Shelter
Provides for emergency shelter, meals, recovery programs, child academic development programs and child care for those fleeing situations of domestic violence or those who are homeless in Ada and Canyon counties.
Boise State University Scholarships
Provides for up to 30 nursing and 10 radiological science scholarships for the 2018-19 academic school year.
Boys and Girls Club of Ada County
Grant provides free breakfast and snacks to low-income children at clubs in Garden City and Kuna. It also provides the primary sponsorship for a comprehensive sports program that allows club kids in Garden City and Meridian to participate in local youth sports leagues.
Boys and Girls Club of Nampa
Funding helps equip the club’s “Tween Center” with computers and technology equipment, and funds most of the costs for a full-time sports program, plus uniforms and equipment.
Canyon County Community Clinic
Provides prescriptions, procedures, medical and lab supplies necessary to eligible, uninsured, chronically ill and low-income residents in Canyon County. Also helps with lab costs for patients and supports an education plan based on a client’s diagnosis.
Foundation for Idaho History
Funds provide up to ten need-based travel scholarships for National History Day competition at the University of Maryland annually, and five bus-loads of students for state competition attendees at the College of Idaho in Caldwell.
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, equipment, furniture and diabetic supplies. It also provides coordinator support for nurses and a medical assistance program.
Girl Scouts of Silver Sage
Funds the “Visions” mentoring program Girl Scouts offers in low-income schools for 4th-6th grade at-risk girls.
Good Samaritan Home
Funds renovation of the Home’s laundry room, including upgrading its electrical capabilities, and purchases new professional-grade washing machines and dryers for the residents.
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, and funds the Shooting Stars day camp in Meridian for children ages 3-10.
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 factor, while living active lifestyles and be more self-sufficient.
Funding covers emergency shelter costs, operating costs and case management to move clients to life beyond the shelter.
Meridian Food Bank
Funding will upgrade electrical circuits at the food bank and allow them to purchase a new modular walk-in freezer.
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 this student organization to help homeless students at other schools. PATHS buys these students back-to-school clothing, shoes and equipment, takes them on experiential field trips and provides volunteer homework support to encourage these students to stay in school and assimilate at their schools.
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. Funding also provides for a Back-to-School program, including back backs and school supplies, Salvation Army’s Dress A Child program, clothing 450 low income children through area stores, and their Bridges Out of Poverty education program, which teaches life skills to break the generational cycle of poverty.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul-Holy Apostles Conference
Funding helps trained volunteers provide food, clothing, and pay emergency bills for those in need. Grant also covers purchasing food for their food pantry and utilities costs for their building, and provides Christmas gifts for Trinity House residents.
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 a Field Trip Fund for low-income students, as well as major museum events, including the Warbird Roundup and Veterans Breakfast.
Funds approximately 25 wishes for low-income adults who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness.
Women’s and Children’s Alliance
Funds help the WCA’s Victim Services Safe Shelter program by providing comprehensive services for 19 individuals over a two-month treatment period.