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BOISE — The J.A. & Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation has made a $100,000 donation to the Boise Rescue Mission to help support of the organization’s services and programs.

The grant was directed to the nonprofit’s general fund, is unrestricted, and will be immediately applied to the ongoing operations costs of operations.

“The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation has again provided a major gift to help the Rescue Mission provide for homeless, hungry and other needy people here in the Treasure Valley. We are so very thankful for the foundation’s support and for their confidence in the Rescue Mission’s programs to help people overcome homelessness and addiction,” said Bill Roscoe, the CEO of the rescue mission.

Mission programs include drug and alcohol recovery, job preparedness and job search, veterans transitional living and children’s programs.

The rescue mission has more than 400 men, women and children staying in four Treasure Valley facilities each night and serves more than 950 meals each day, according to Roscoe.

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