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Philanthropy is ageless

To add an extra warm fuzzy to your day, please enjoy the sweet picture below from the senior sock hop at Garden Plaza of Valley View retirement home benefitting United Way. These good folks from the silent and great grenerations were not at all silent last night and they definetley were great! They collected 355 pairs of socks for children in need and threw a party to celebrate! The menu of french fires and spiked rootbeer floats (really) was right up too!


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Kelli Badesheim

Kelli Badesheim

Valley Regional Transit

Kelli is the executive director of Valley Regional Transit, the regional public transportation authority for Ada and Canyon counties in Idaho.  Kelli began her transit career with Boise Urban Stages in 1994 and became the director of Valley Regional Transit in 2000. A Boise native, Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in public administration from Boise State University.

10th annual Flapjack Feed fundraiser set for Aug. 10

For immediate release: July 20, 2017  

United Way’s 10th annual Flapjack Feed fundraiser set for Aug. 10

More than 1,200 attended last year’s pancake breakfast

BOISE, Idaho — United Way of Treasure Valley’s 10th annual Flapjack Feed breakfast is set for Thursday, Aug. 10, launching United Way’s 2017-18 community fundraising campaign.

The Flapjack Feed will run from 7:30-10 a.m. at the Basque Block in Boise. The event is open to the public. Admission is a $7 suggested donation.

United Way Community Assessment identifies poverty, health as serious issues in the Treasure Valley

For immediate release: May 25, 2017

Every three years United Way conducts research to identify local issues related to health, education, financial stability

BOISE, Idaho — More than half of high school seniors in Idaho reported having used e-cigarettes, while 20 percent of high school students in the state have seriously considered suicide, according to United Way of Treasure Valley’s new 2017 Community Assessment.


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