April 2014

eNewsletter Highlights

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We continue to be amazed by the volume of families and individuals coming through our doors.  Click on the graph to the left to view how the past three moths of this year have compared to the same period in previous years.

In this edition of our monthly newsletter, we take a look at some of the ways we are meeting this need.  We also celebrate the kick of The Hope Garden season!  And there are many ways you can get involved through volunteer opportunities.  Click here to read more!

Give Food and Hope This Holiday Season!

It’s the holiday season, but not everyone is feeling jolly. The number of people requesting our services has skyrocketed recently. Help us
meet the need for the growing number of locals who are struggling to feed their families.

You can brighten the holiday season and bring comfort and warmth to those who are experiencing tough times.

Thanks to a generous donor, your donation will be matched dollar
for dollar, up to $15,000, through the end of the year!

Idaho Gives – May 2nd

Join Idahoans on May 2nd in supporting the non-profits that help make our communities a better place for all.  On Idaho Gives Day, your donations have the potential to be multiplied many times over thanks to generous contest prizes and matching awards.  38 organizations in the Wood River Valley are involved and welcome your participation!

Ways to Give on May 2nd:

  • Schedule your donation now to take place on May 2nd.
  • Visit our Idaho Gives page on May 2nd and donate during the 24 hour challenge.
  • Visit the Ketchum/Sun Valley Visitor’s Center on May 2nd between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to make your online donation and receive incentives provided by the Cornerstone Bar & Grill and Starbucks.


Don’t miss the 3rd Annual Empty Bowls Event!

Join Boulder Mountain Clayworks and The Hunger Coalition on Sunday, January 20th from 12 noon – 2pm for lunch at the Church of the Big Wood and help your neighbors in need!

Purchase one of 300 one-of-a-kind bowls and enjoy a tasty selection of soups, hearty chili, fresh bread, crisp salads and even dessert for just $20! All proceeds go to help local families facing hunger and struggling to make ends meet. Call your friends & family and have a special lunch together while raising funds for The Hunger Coalition.

Click here for more information.