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Susan KelleyMore and more we hear of ytaft-donationsoungsters who are learning early about philanthropy.  Rather than birthday presents, kids ask their guests to bring donations to the WCA.  A special gift from a grandparent—instead of being spent on a toy–is brought in to help other kids.  In December, the 4th, 5th and 6th graders at Taft Elementary chose the WCA to receive the funds from their Read-a-Thon. The children read 100 minutes apiece, and sponsors rewarded their efforts by donating 10 cents a minute or a lump sum. What an excited group they were when I accepted over $800 at a special assembly. The kids spoke very eloquently about helping the residents and children at our shelter. It was a wonderful day!

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Apr 03

2024

2024 TWIN Awards

The WCA will honor the women who have been chosen as this year’s TWIN Cohort at its 31st Annual Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) Luncheon at Noon on Wednesday, April 3rd, at the Boise Centre. “These are women who have made outstanding contributions to the Treasure Valley business community,” WCA Executive Director Bea Black said. “It […]

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Apr 24

2024

Denim Day

April 24, 2024 is Denim Day Denim Day is a day-long awareness campaign that allows us to honor survivors of sexual assault and start conversations about the dangers of victim-blaming. Why denim? In 1992 an 18-year-old Italian girl was sexually assaulted by her driving instructor. While he was initially convicted of the crime and sent […]

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