Chick-fil-A and The Body Shop are among those helping the Boise Rescue Mission overcome a financial crisis.
In July, all three Chick-fil-A restaurants in Boise and Meridian hosted a weeklong fundraiser called “Chick-fil-A on a Mission” in support of the Mission’s ministries. Chick-fil-A collected $5,114 in donations from customers and donated 15 percent of the proceeds from their sales to the Mission, for a grand total of $10,445.
The Mission is now on stable financial ground, it announced Monday. The crisis stemmed from an unforeseen problem with the mailing of the Mission’s holiday donation letters last fall.
Just two weeks after letting the community know of a crucial cash deficit at the Boise Rescue Mission, the crisis is over, according to a press release, which states that Rev. Bill Roscoe, CEO of the Mission, is relieved and thankful for the generous outpouring of support.
On Aug. 26, The Body Shop in Boise will offer free makeovers and hand massages while accepting donations for the Boise Rescue Mission. The offer runs between 5 and 9 p.m. at the Boise Towne Square Mall (second floor close to Sears).