Diabetes Sports Project (DSP) is an organization built to inspire. Led by a group of world class athletes who thrive with diabetes, their stories, athletic accomplishments and community outreach empower others to live healthy, responsible and active lives.
CATCH helps families with children get back on their feet. By providing housing first, then working with families to address their challenges, CATCH offers a new beginning which leads to self sufficiency in over 85% of participating families. Founded in 2010, CATCH, Inc. brings together regional government, congregations of faith, local businesses, and other charitable organizations for one purpose: housing homeless families.
The Jesse Tree provides a safety net for extremely low to low income persons living in Ada County who are at risk of becoming homeless by providing one-time rent assistance and case management. As of October 2016, Jesse Tree expanded to Canyon County. Clients of our Emergency Rent and Mercy Assistance (ERMA) program are given strategies to develop a positive relationship with their landlords. We also provide referrals and opportunities to help them remain in their current home.
Boise Bully Breed Rescue's mission is to educate the public regarding bully breeds, promote responsible pet ownership, promote spay and neuter programs, advocate against breed specific legislation and the inhumane activity of dog fighting.
The rally to Get It Dunn started in 2011 as a way for friends and family of Amy Dunn to stand beside her as she fought a diagnosis of Stage IV melanoma. Get it Dunn became both a support system and a fundraising effort to help Amy receive and get through the treatment she needed. Just as importantly, and all too fittingly, Get It Dunn was also a mantra for Amy’s “give it all you’ve got” approach to living life. She gave her best and demanded the best from others. She got it done.
The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
The mission of the Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation is to encourage, promote and support research respecting the breed that explores or improves relations between the breed and owners or sheds light on the causes of abandonment, neglect or abuse, or promotes the public's understanding of the special characteristics and attributes of the breed or that is designed to improve the welfare of the breed in any manner. Though the Foundation is established to provide services primarily to the Saint Bernard, the foundation will not refuse services to any dog in need of immediate and caring attention.
Advocates Against Family Violence works to eliminate domestic violence in families and homes by empowering individuals to make positive life choices through advocacy, support, education, affordable housing, awareness and community involvement. As most of this is entirely out of our control, our mission statement is very bold. Through the education and support programs offered to victims, we are changing lives every day. We serve Canyon County and over 500,000 individuals in the surrounding communities. Through restoring hope, encouraging healing and helping those we serve discover their true strength.
St. Mary's Food Bank's mission is to provide food to needy individuals who come to us for help regardless of religious affiliation. Our goal is to do what we can to ease the suffering of poverty by feeding the hungry and supporting the dignity of people whose circumstances bring them to our food pantry for assistance.
One Stone is a student-led and -directed nonprofit that makes students better leaders and the world a better place. Our program empowers high school students to learn and practice 21st century skills through experiential service, innovative initiatives, social entrepreneurship, and the radical reinvention of learning.
Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a rare genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on the nervous system and affects 1 in every 3000 people. Currently, there is no cure. Cupid’s Charity and its loyal community of supporters is on a mission to change that.
Idaho Fish and Wildlife Foundation's mission is to preserve and sustain Idaho’s fishing, hunting and wildlife heritage. They develop and share donated funds and charitable gifts for a variety of wildlife-related needs statewide: Habitat restoration, public access and wildlife conservation and education.
Treasure Valley Roller Derby is Boise, Idaho’s first and only Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) league! We’ve played teams from all over the United States (and Canada, too!). TVR skaters and regulators volunteer their time and talents for many local organizations in the Treasure Valley.
Idaho Hunger Relief Task Force's vision is that in a state as abundant as Idaho, hunger will not exist. Their mission is to put private and public resources into action statewide in order to eliminate hunger and provide food security for all Idahoans.
RUJA's mission is to empower kids in Uganda to rise above poverty and become world changers. Our current presence is a home in Fort Portal run by a young Ugandan couple, Robert and Milly, who have become family to a group of kids who are former victims of child labor and sexual abuse. We are watching love transform this group of kids as they pursue their dreams.
Conservation Voters for Idaho protects Idaho’s quality of life by electing pro-conservation candidates, advocating for sound environmental policies and by holding politicians accountable for their votes on conservation issues.
Treasure Valley Cycling Alliance (TVCA) is a unified voice promoting cycling in southern Idaho's Treasure Valley. Whether you are a weekend cruiser or a daily commuter—we're working to enhance everyone's cycling experience.