11 Local Charities Surprised with ChecksDecember 23, 2014 - KIDK - Local News 8
Eleven Idaho charities got some much-needed and unexpected financial support Tuesday night.
The groups received donations ranging from $500 to $2,000 as part of the Idaho Hometown Hero Annual Evening of Giving.
The event is hosted each year by the JRM Foundation, a group founded by Dr. Fahim Rahim.
“We got an email from Dr. Rahim a few days ago and it was a pleasant surprise,” said Adrean Cavener, executive director of the Idaho Meth Project which was presented with a $2,000 check.
This year’s recipients include:
- Bright Tomorrows Child Advocacy Center; $2000
- Family Services Alliance; $1500
- Pocatello Free Clinic; $1000
- Idaho Food Bank (Backpack Program); $2000
- Idaho Meth Project; $2000
- All Under One Roof; $1000
- Habitat for Humanity in Idaho Falls; $1000
- Domestic Violence Intervention Center (Women’s Shelter).Idaho Falls; $1000
- Pocatello POW*MIA Awareness Association; $1000
- Pocatello Animal Shelter; $500
- Bannock Humane Society; $500