Boiseans step in to help open emergency cooling shelters

As temperatures soar into the triple digits this week, two cooling shelters at the downtown branch of the Boise Public Library and Cathedral of the Rockies in northeast Boise are fully staffed and ready to go with water, snacks, sunscreen, and seating areas for anyone in need. Boiseans came together and offered the necessary support […]

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A super COOL post! How Interfaith staff, neighbors, and hotel guests came together in a crisis

Just as a heatwave swept across the Pacific Northwest, the AC at the hotel where Interfaith Sanctuary houses our families, seniors, medically fragile and hospice guests broke down, creating stress and some genuine medical concerns for those living in the hotel rooms.  As the hotel installed the air conditioning system in the 1990s, the parts […]

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Top ways homeless shelters help those in need…

Top Ways Homeless Shelters Help Those In Need Have you ever imagined what life would be like without a home? Hundreds of thousands of people who never imagined they’d be without a home are finding themselves unhoused these days. For those people and others who need help homeless shelters serve vital needs that provide a […]

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Business Partnership of the Year : Mountain West Bank

We’re thrilled to honor Mountain West Bank as our Business Partnership of the Year. Mike Harris took a few minutes to tell me about why they support Interfaith.

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Volunteer Group of the Year: Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

We’re proud to recognize Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship as our Volunteer Group of the Year. Read about just a sampling of the people that are involved in this large and active group.

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The team at Foerstel Creative

Creative Partnership of the Year: Foerstel Creative

Our Creative Partner of the Year is Foerstel Design. Here Linda Whittig writes about how being a neighbor of Interfaith’s compelled them to get involved.

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Cheri & Doug Lindley

Volunteers of the Year: Doug & Cheri Lindley

We’re proud to recognize Doug and Cheri Lindley as our Volunteers of the Year. I caught up with Cheri to find out more about their long relationship with Interfaith.

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Nagel Foundation logo

Donor of the Decade : John F. Nagel Foundation

One organization we’ll be honoring at our Home Sweet Home Gala 2 is our Donor of the Decade – John F. Nagel Foundation. I caught up with Board of Directors member, Curt Goldgrabe, to find out more about their relationship with Interfaith Sanctuary.

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Buzz Garcia – Employee of the Year '18

Employee of the Year : Ernest “Buzz” Garcia

One of the people we’ll be celebrating at our Home Sweet Home Gala 2 is our Employee of the Year – Ernest “Buzz” Garcia. We had a few questions for our Facility Maintenance Manager and below is what he had to say.

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Dream Farm Flowers garden

Dream Farm Flowers

Meet Sarah Lunstrum of Dream Farm Flowers and find out about the generous donation she makes to brighten our lives all summer long.

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Fundraiser for the Idaho Diaper Bank

Interfaith’s Drive for the Idaho Diaper Bank

I remember when I had my first son, how exciting that time was. He was exactly what I hoped for – a brown-eyed, brown-fuzzy-haired sweet baby boy! There I was, in my home, surrounded by my friends and family who were there helping me get through those first days of being a new mom. I had […]

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Interfaith Sanctuary City of Boise Park & Recreation Work Program

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Co-Director Jodi Peterson featured on IDAHO SPEAKEASY

    Jodi Peterson’s journey to the Interfaith Sanctuary came from a deeply personal place. When her father’s health failed and his psychological well-being deteriorated, she and her sisters quickly learned about the lack of resources available to people struggling with mental health and homelessness. Resources for the homeless were not equipped with the support networks […]

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