November 25, 2022

Media Contact: Renee.Bade@labor.idaho.gov Former KTVB anchor Larry Gebert was posthumously awarded the 2022 Governor Cecil D. Andrus Volunteer of the Year award during the Idaho Philanthropy Day ceremony. Gebert was recognized for his commitment to volunteerism, philanthropy and support of nonprofits during his 30-year career. His wife, Julie Gebert, was presented with the award in […]

April 6, 2022

Media Contact: Renee.Bade@labor.idaho.gov Idaho State University’s Institute for Rural Health (IRH) received more than $1.4 million in to expand public health across Idaho. The funding award comes from AmeriCorps, the federal agency for volunteering and national service, which is part of Public Health AmeriCorps. It will support 72 AmeriCorps members who will be placed across Idaho […]

March 18, 2022

Media Contact: Renee Bade, Renee.Bade@labor.idaho.gov This week Serve Idaho, the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism celebrated the valuable contributions of AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors who pledge to “get things done” for our nation as part of the annual AmeriCorps Week. Throughout the week Serve Idaho highlighted members from across the state on social media, showcasing […]

March 1, 2022

Media Contact: Renee Bade, renee.bade@labor.idaho.gov Applications Open for AmeriCorps VISTA Project Idaho nonprofit, educational, community and faith-based organizations, Indian tribes and local governments are eligible to host an AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) member who can assist in building organizational capacity. Capacity building activities may include fundraising, grant writing, research and volunteer recruitment. Interested organizations must […]