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Good deeds by Treasure Valley companies: June-July 2016

Associations

The Meridian Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Meridian announced that their 2017 Leadership Meridian Class raised $31,033 with its Legacy Challenge fundraising efforts. Project Kids will receive the check.

Banking

KeyBank has donated $20,000 to the Salvation Army’s Booth Marian Pritchett School Program as part of Neighbors Make The Difference Day. Bank employees also spent a day of service volunteering at the Boise school, which serves pregnant and parenting teens in the Treasure Valley.

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D.L. Evans Bank donated $2,000 to the Treasure Valley Community College Foundation for four scholarships.

Food and Beverage

Dutch Bros. Meridian partnered with the community to raise $6,045 for field trips for students in the West Ada School District. On Friday, May 20, all four Dutch Bros. Meridian locations donated $1 from every drink sold.

Restaurants

Local Subway Sandwich Shop owners partnered with the Boise Rescue Mission and provided sandwiches to 200 homeless and low-income individuals for their “Day of Giving” on May 18.

Retail

Walmart Foundation donated $29,000 to Boise Rescue Mission Ministries to help buy new kitchen equipment at the River of Life Men’s Shelter in Boise and Valley Women and Children’s Shelter in Nampa.

Technology

CenturyLink has announced Middle School Philanthropy Program grant recipients chosen by Riverglen Junior High School students as part of class project. Students researched nonprofit organizations in the Treasure Valley area and chose Make-A-Wish Idaho, the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence and the Wyakin Warrior Foundation to share the $3,000 grant.

This roundup appears Business Insider’s print edition published June 15, e-edition (subscription required) and digital-replica “flipbook” available (on June 15 and afterward) on the Business Insider page.

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