Release Date: 12/19/2014
Idaho nonprofits need help to continue to provide essential housing resources this winter. In addition to individual donations, the 31 organizations participating in the Avenues For Hope Housing Challenge are in the running for a share of $200,000 in grants.
Idaho nonprofits have raised more than $77,000 in the first 12 days of the Avenues for Hope Housing Challenge, a grassroots effort to help organizations that provide critical housing services. Donors are encouraged to go to www.avenuesforhope.org through Dec. 31 to give to the participating nonprofits. The organizations that receive the most individual donations of $25 or more are eligible for a share of $200,000 in grants from the Home Partnership Foundation and eight corporate sponsors. Last year, Avenues for Hope had a $233,469 impact on homelessness in Idaho.
For more information, go to avenuesforhope.org, call 208‐331‐4756 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can follow the campaign on Facebook www.facebook.com/HomePartnershipFoundation) and Twitter (@avenuesforhope) and track current fundraising totals at www.avenuesforhope.org/#leaderboard.
Nonprofit organizations participating in Avenues for Hope:
Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse; Family Promise of North Idaho; Family Promise of the Palouse; Lewiston‐Clarkston Partners Habitat for Humanity; Sojourners’ Alliance; St. Vincent de Paul North Idaho.
Advocates Against Family Violence; Canyon County Habitat for Humanity; CATCH, Inc.; Catholic Charities of Idaho; Corpus Christi House, Inc.; Good Samaritan Home; Home Partnership Foundation; Idaho Youth Ranch, Inc.; Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services, Inc.; Organization Assisting The Homeless Student (OATHS); The Jesse Tree of Idaho; The Salvation Army; Women’s and Children’s Alliance.
Aid for Friends, Inc.; Bannock Youth Foundation; Blaine County Housing Authority; CLUB, Inc.; Family Services Alliance; Idaho Falls Rescue Mission; Jubilee House, Inc.; Lemhi County Crisis Intervention/The Mahoney House; Mini‐Cassia Shelter; NeighborWorks Pocatello; South Central Community Action Partnership; Southeastern Idaho Community Action Agency.
2014 corporate sponsors:
The Bank of Commerce, Barclays Capital, Citigroup, Citizens Community Bank, Idaho Housing and Finance Association, KeyBank Foundation, Mountain West Bank, Wells Fargo.
The Home Partnership Foundation is a tax‐exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organization created by Idaho Housing
and Finance Association. Its mission is to help people build a strong foundation for their lives through safe, stable
and affordable housing. The Foundation started the annual Avenues for Hope Challenge in 2011 to help Idaho
nonprofits attract new donors to support their homeless prevention and shelter programs.
Eds: An Avenues for Hope video is available at http://youtu.be/_v82IG5mEao. Logos and images are available at