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Coronavirus Response Fund Aims To Ensure Resources For Idaho Nonprofits

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As more and more businesses close or limit hours, the impact these decisions are having on low-wage and hourly workers in our community has the potential to be financially devastating. That’s why the Idaho Community Foundation, United Ways of Idaho and the Idaho Nonprofit Center are partnering together to create the COVID-19 Response Fund for Idaho. 

The charitable fund aims to provide philanthropic support to trusted organizations that provide support and services to low income, vulnerable people and families. 

 

Nora Carpenter is the executive director of the United Way Treasure Valley and joins Idaho Matters to talk more about this.

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Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.