Blue Cross of Idaho is donating $1000 to a local non-profit. Help us get the money by logging on to your Facebook page, go to Blue Cross of Idaho Facebook page, "like" the page, click on Vote, and click on The Arc of Idaho. Be sure to do it on a laptop or desktop computer because you can't do it from a mobile device.
We will be doing a pet food drive during the month of December. When you schedule a donation pickup in the month of December in Boise area and eastern Idaho routes, we will also pick up any pet food donation that you have that will benefit the local Humane Society.
Boise Manned Donation Sites:
Every second Saturday of the month through December. Rain or shine, 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Truck will be located on West State street in the Walmart parking lot at the east end by the W. T. Bank.
Every third Saturday of the month through December. Rain or shine, 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Truck will be located on Fairview Avenue in the Walmart parking lot at the west end off Records Ave.
Dogs are encouraged to bring their people to Southwest Idaho's largest craft beer festival. Attendees can sample great beers from Payette, Sockeye, Highlands Hollow, Salmon River and Ninkasi breweries.
On July 21st the Kopper Kitchen will be hosting a Parking Lot BBQ to benefit. The Arc’s Second Annual Sprout Film Festival.
BBQ plates with chicken or pulled pork and all the fixin's are $12 for adults and $5 for kids. There will be music, raffle prizes, face painting, a dunk tank, and other fun events.
Join us from 12pm-7pm for a day of great food, family fun, and lots of entertainment!
The Arc will have manned donation sites at the following locations in September. They will be accepting donations of clothing and small household goods.
September 15th, 8 am -2 pm
Walmart on West State Street, in the parking lot at the East end near W.T. Bank.
September 22nd, 8 am - 2 pm
Walmart on Fairview Ave., at the West end of the parking lot, off Records Ave.
September 29th, 8 am to 2 pm
The 23rd annual Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft, a premier event on the Nationwide Tour. See the future stars of the PGA TOUR at this community-wide celebration that offers something for everyone. All proceeds from the tournament benefit local charities.
The Sara Lee TICKETS Fore CHARITY™ program has generated over $3 million for Boise area non-profit organizations since its inception, Best of all, each organization gets to keep 100% of the money raised from their ticket sales.
B’ARC Peanut Butter bones are an all natural dog biscuit. They are made from only human grade ingredients without the use of preservatives, and are dehydrated to ensure a long shelf-life. They are hand made right at The Arc. B’ARC bones help to employ a very valuable and talented workforce of people with disabilities. B’ARC bones can currently be purchased at the following merchants: