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Jaime is the executive director of Family Advocates, a nonprofit organization that provides education and support for expectant mothers and parents, and helps foster children caught in the legal system. She has made a career helping others, and first joined United Way as a supporter in 2008. “United Way of Treasure Valley not only brings dollars, but visibility, in-kind, and a volunteer spirit that is critical to Family Advocates and the...
Riley specializes in development and donor relations at Terry Reilly Health Services. United Way of Treasure Valley is proud to partner with Terry Reilly Health Services and provide crucial medical services to those in need. Riley has been involved with United Way for more than 10 years. “United Way makes life better for people,” Riley said. “They not only help with dollars but with support, communication and collaboration.  They allow people to...
United Way of Treasure Valley partnered with Genesis Community Health to transform lives improve health and wellbeing. “Because of United Way’s generosity we are able to provide medical, dental, mental health and non-medical resources through our Community Connectors Services,” said Cindy, the director of development at Genesis Community Health. Genesis Community Clinic helps individuals ages 18-64 who do not have access to insurance through key...
Ed loves to read to his grandchildren. Whether he’s visiting them or vice versa, he always looks forward to the excitement of his grandkids when they select a book for grandpa to read. “I read them the words and we play games searching for items on each page,” Ed said. When Ed found out only one in 300 children in low-income households have books, he was saddened. “It really tugged on my grandpa heart,” he said. “Every kid needs books to call...
In more than 1,800 communities in 41 countries, United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of everyone in every community. We know that these three areas are the building blocks of a stable life for children and families. Here in the Treasure Valley, we fight for the 4,500 homeless students, including the more than 1,600 in the Nampa School District alone. We fight so that they can feel safe, and supported and clean to...

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