(IDAHO FALLS, ID) — Today IS IDAHO GIVES: This statewide giving day seeks to raise 500K for over 300 Idaho nonprofits. Go to: www.idahogives.org, type in the name of your favorite nonprofit causes and make a donation online with your credit card. Donations start at as little as $10.
There will be a scoreboard showing how much money is going to various nonprofit groups and, to make things more interesting. Additionally, there is prize money, e.g. the “golden ticket” which draws a donor name randomly. If you are chosen an extra $1000 will go to the charity or group you donated to.
There are a few parties being held around town:
· An open house noon to 7 pm at the old Rio Theater on Broadway hosted by the Arts Council, Symphony, Eastern Idaho Jazz Society, etc.
· Marcellar’s is hosting a public open house for The Nature Conservancy and Big Brothers/Big Sisters.
· Vino Rosso is hosting EIEDC/Grow Idaho Falls, the Idaho Falls Historic Downtown Foundation, Snake River Animal Shelter, and IF Chukars/Stadium Projects.
Paul Menser, BizMojo Idaho
Julia Tellman, Teton Valley News
Stephan Rockefeller, EastIdahoNews.com