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5 May 2016
Indulge Boise Food Tours Announces 2016 Community Partnership Program
The Salvation Army of Boise and NAACP Treasure Valley headline the organization’s local partnerships
Boise, ID – In conjunction with Idaho Gives 2016, Indulge Boise Food Tours today announced the four local, non-profit organizations selected to participate in the Indulge Boise Community Partnership Program. In its inaugural year, this exciting program provides charitable funding and volunteer support to qualified local organizations that support women & children, active & retired military personnel, and educational initiatives among other areas of focus throughout the Treasure Valley community where Indulge Boise is based.
Indulge Boise, founded in 2015, will launch its food & walking tours on June 3rd with its signature tour the Historic Downtown Boise Food & Cultural Tour. The tours will provide local residents and visiting guests a well-rounded culinary and historical experience in downtown Boise.
The organizations selected to be members of the 2016 Indulge Boise Community Partners Program are: The Salvation Army-Boise Corps, NAACP Treasure Valley Branch, Disabled American Veterans, and The CHANCE Foundation.
“Indulge Boise is excited to partner with organizations that are committed to improving the lives of individuals and families living in the Treasure Valley community,” said Angela Taylor, Owner of Indulge Boise Food Tours. “Our partnership with The Salvation Army – Boise Corps, NAACP Treasure Valley Branch, Disabled American Veterans, and The CHANCE Foundation underscores our commitment to collaborating on ways to enhance the experience for local residents.”
Through the Indulge Boise Community Partner Program, the company will donate a portion of its proceeds from every tour taken to specified programs orchestrated by the partner organizations.
“The Salvation Army can’t do the work we do without community partners like Indulge Boise,” said Kendelle Sundell, Development Manager at The Salvation Army. “We are thrilled to be teaming up as a Community Partner and look forward to combining great food and cultural experiences with a way to give back to those in the greatest need, together we can truly ‘Do the Most Good’!”
Read below to learn more about Indulge Boise’s 2016 Community Partners.
About Indulge Boise Food Tours
Indulge Boise Food Tours offers educational and entertaining walking, tasting and discovery food tours to local residents and vacationers from around the world located right here in our backyard. In addition to the Public Tours offered, Indulge Boise offers Private Indulge Boise Food Tours and Indulge Boise Food Tour Gift Certificates are also available.
Besides tasting great Boise specialty foods (including amazing farm to table offerings), our participants learn the history, culture, architecture and neighborhood entertainment and restaurant offerings. For more information, visit www.indulgeboise.com
About The Salvation Army – Boise Corps
For the past 129 years The Salvation Army has continuously served the Treasure Valley’s impoverished, homeless, and jobless by providing crisis aid to help struggling individuals and families with their basic needs. Last year, more than 38,000 families and individuals were assisted through Salvation Army services offered in Ada County alone.
Local programs and services provided by The Salvation Army in Ada County include the Marian Pritchett School Program for Pregnant and Parenting Girls, Client Choice Food Pantry, Project Share, Homeless Programs, Education Classes, Clothing/Transportation Vouchers, School Supplies, and Holiday Assistance. Website: www.salvationarmytreasurevalley.org
About NAACP Treasure Valley Branch
Founded on Feb. 12, 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. The NAACP’s mission is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of minority groups and citizens; achieves equality of rights and eliminates race prejudice among the citizens of the United States; removes all barriers of racial discrimination through the democratic process; seeks to enact and enforce federal, state, an local laws securing civil rights; informs the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination and seeks its elimination; educates persons as to their constitutional rights and to take all lawful action in furtherance of these principles.
Locally, the Treasure Valley NAACP Branch was originally established nearly nine decades ago to follow through on the promise of equal rights for all minority communities in Idaho. The branch was reformed in 1965 and has been actively fighting civil rights issues ever since. Today, the branch is proud to carry on the goals and objectives of the National Office for all citizens of Idaho. Website: www.naacp-treasurevalley.org
About Disabled American Veterans Treasure Valley Chapter
DAV is a nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families, helping more than 1 million veterans in positive, life-changing ways each year. Nationally, the organization provides more than 700,000 rides for veterans attending medical appointments and assists veterans with more than 300,000 benefit claims annually. In 2015, DAV helped attain more than $4 billion in new and retroactive benefits to care for themselves and for veterans, their families and survivors.
DAV Treasure Valley Chapter is also a local leader in connecting veterans with meaningful employment, hosting job fairs and providing resources to ensure they have the opportunity to participate in the American Dream their sacrifices have made possible. Website: www.DAV.org
About The CHANCE Foundation
CHANCE’s mission is to Create Hope & Access for our Nation’s Children through Education. “Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.” CHANCE’s long-term vision is to teach at-risk youth not only the value of an education, but also how to leverage their learning experiences with the tools we provide them in order to prepare for a life replete with opportunity for themselves and their families. Website: www.bettermychance.com
About Idaho Gives
Idaho Gives is a single day of statewide charitable giving, celebrating the diversity of nonprofit organizations and allowing people to learn about and contribute to their critical work. On May 5th, thousands of people will show their support for Idaho’s nonprofits by making an online donation through the Idaho Gives web site. Donations will have an even greater impact during Idaho Gives, thanks to a pool of award money provided by generous sponsors and individuals. Website: www.idahogives.org
For More Information on the Indulge Boise Community Partners Program Contact: Angela Taylor, Owner & Chief Indulge Officer, Indulge Boise Food Tours via phone at 208.505.1370 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.