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Idaho Gives Preps For Charity Event

Idaho nonprofit groups are preparing for a statewide day of charitable giving Thursday. Called Idaho Gives, the event aims to drive donations to more than 660 causes. Participating nonprofits and details can be found at Dozens of North Idaho groups are participating, including the Panhandle Autism Society, Parents Reaching Out to Parents, and Birds of Prey Northwest. Last year, Idaho Gives raised nearly $600,000 for more than 500 causes. “We expect people around the state to be celebrating nonprofits, giving to their favorite causes, telling their friends about Idaho Gives, and checking throughout the day to see just how generous Idahoans can be,” said Janice Fulkerson, executive director of the Idaho Nonprofit Center. Coeur d’Alene, Sandpoint and other communities will have activities related to Thursday’s event/SR.

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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