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Tuesday, March 21, 2017
BOISE, Idaho — Corey Surber was named the new chair of United Way of Treasure Valley’s Board of Directors this month. Surber is the director of state advocacy for Saint Alphonsus Health System and its parent company, Trinity Health. Surber, who has been on the United Way Board of Directors since 2010, will serve a two-year term as chair. Surber replaces the previous chair, Jennifer Reynolds, vice president and district manager at U.S. Bank. “...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
United Way to host third Children’s Book Drive More than 70,000 books collected last year. BOISE, Idaho —United Way of Treasure Valley will host its third annual Children’s Book Drive, seeking to collect thousands of new and gently used books and distribute them to children throughout the valley.  The United Way Children’s Book Drive will run April 10-14, following a kick-off event on Saturday, April 1, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Barnes & Noble in...
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
BOISE, Idaho — United Way of Treasure Valley will begin accepting letters of intent on Monday, Jan. 9, through Friday, Jan. 20, at noon, from 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations seeking 2017 Program Grant funding.   The letter of intent application, as well as funding goals and more details are available at UnitedWayTV.org.    United Way of Treasure Valley distributes Program Grants to organizations with programs that align with United Way’s goals...
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
BOISE, Idaho—The recent harsh winter weather has hit low-income families particularly hard and United Way of Treasure Valley is asking for community members, organizations and employers to be compassionate, helpful and empathetic. “The weather has brought many unseen consequences for families who may have a tough time making ends meet and putting food on the table,” said Nora Carpenter, CEO and president of United Way of Treasure Valley. “When...
Sunday, January 29, 2017
BOISE, Idaho — Workers across Idaho may get a larger tax refund this year because of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). But to get it, workers must file a tax return and claim it. Friday, Jan. 27, marks the 11th anniversary of EITC Awareness Day, a nationwide effort to increase awareness about the EITC and free tax preparation sites. This year, the Internal Revenue Service is promoting the EITC and providing information on other refundable tax...

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