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Giraffe Laugh receives grant from Boise Regional Realtors Foundation

In October 2017, the Boise Regional Realtors Foundation Board selected Giraffe Laugh to receive a $2,000 grant. The grant will help fund scholarships for Giraffe Laugh families, including the homeless. About 52% of Giraffe Laugh families receive some sort of assistance from us, including scholarships for early childhood education and care, food pantries, parent resources…

Giraffe Laugh Receives CHIF Grant From St. Luke’s

In January 2017 Giraffe Laugh receives $4,840 grant from St. Luke’s through their Community Health Improvement Fund (CHIF). The fund supports community health improvement activities, and Giraffe Laugh has exciting plans with the grant. The CHIF grant makes it possible for Giraffe Laugh children to participate in swim lessons, gymnastics and ballet at little or no…

Thank you, Amber Murray

It is with mixed emotions that we announce Amber Murray, Donor Relations Officer, is moving on in her career from Giraffe Laugh. Amber has accepted a position with St. Alphonsus RMC that is a wonderful opportunity for her and her family. We are so proud of her and extremely grateful for the past ten years…

Idaho Children’s Trust Fund Commercial

February 18th, 2016 With over 1,600 children abused in Idaho every year, it’s important that parents are educated and empowered in order to prevent child abuse.   https://www.facebook.com/idahochildrenstrustfund/videos/10153969829370742/

Idaho Rally for Early Education

BY: Justin Kirkham February 10th, 2016 Pocatello resident William Strength grew up “in a broken home.” His parents fought drug and gambling addictions and, when he started his own family, Strength faced his own struggles with addiction. It wasn’t until he enrolled his daughter in Head Start that he was able to obtain his GED and start…

Community Development Block Grants Impacting Giraffe Laugh

By: Kelsey McFarland February 8th, 2016 BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) — If your neighborhood is in need of some TLC, the City of Boise hands out $4 to $5 million a year to supportive services for low-income communities. They’re called community development block grants, a combination of federal and local moneys. The city of Boise uses the…

Idaho Business Review

Giraffe Laugh’s waiting list grows as parents search for affordable care By: Benton Alexander Smith November 13, 2015 The low-cost Treasure Valley child care provider Giraffe Laugh opened a fourth center in September, allowing it to clear 75 positions from its long waiting list. The new center, at 3641 Market Place Lane, is the company’s largest, but…