COMMUNITY GIVING PLAN 2012 OPENING PARTNERS $1,250 donation each
These partnerships were determined based largely on discussions during our Community Board of Directors meeting. After the discussion, we realized that we should not focus on one area of giving, but should spread our initial donations across several “categories” of organizations.
Treasure Valley Food Coalition
Boise Schools Foundation
Donation will go towards their Tomato Independence Project - a project that aims to increase awareness and production of tomato products in Idaho.
The Boise Schools Foundation will use the donation for their Student Aid Fund for Emergencies whichs assists students with immediate basic needs.
Boise Bicycle Project
Donation will be either be made in the form of cash or food (BBP could use food to hand out meals to people with their bikes)
5% DAY December 5th Create Common Good
Create Common Good provides training and employment to refugees and others in need. Their programs include farm training, kitchen training, production of retail products, catering services, and community events.
SMALL CHANGE ADDS UP Quarter 1 Boise Urban Garden School (BUGS)
Boise Urban Garden School engages youth, their families, their classrooms and their community through organic gardening, creating a learning environment that promotes nutrition, health and a sustainable local food system.
GRAB & GIVE (FOOD DRIVE) november 14-december 31 Idaho Foodbank
The Idaho Foodbank is likely the most recognizable non-profit in Idaho. They partner with Share Our Strength, Feeding America, and run a backpack program for kids.
HOLIDAY TASTINGS first three saturdays in december washington elementary adams elementary trail wind elementary We’ll charge a $3 donation for our holiday tastings and donate the proceeds to a different school each week. These three schools showed interest in partnering with us right away, and we are looking forward to partnering with more schools in the future!