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7Cares Idaho Shares begins: Here's how to help Idaho communities in need this winter

Donate online Nov. 28 - Dec. 10

BOISE, Idaho — The 15th annual 7Cares Idaho Shares will take place Saturday, Dec. 10 from 8 a.m. to noon in addition to a virtual fundraising effort that kicks off Nov. 28. 

This year 7Cares Idaho Shares is a two-week virtual donation drive from Monday, November 28 to Saturday, December 10; the drive will also include an in-person day of giving on Saturday, December 10 from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM at donation sites across southwest Idaho, including Albertsons Stadium parking lot and select Albertsons and Fred Meyer stores.

The community can donate to 7Cares Idaho Shares via the following methods:

•Desktop: go to KTVB.COM's Community page and click the “donate online” button or scan the QR code

•Mobile: Text 7Cares to (208) 321-5614 to a direct link to the donation site

•Check: Payable to 7Cares Fund, Idaho Community Foundation, 210 W. State St., Boise, ID 83702

Additionally, KTVB will be running a phone bank from Monday, Dec. 5 to Friday Dec. 9 during the News at Noon and News at 4 and on Saturday Dec. 10 from 8 a.m. to noon. People can also scan the QR code and donate from their phones.

7Cares Idaho Shares is a community safety net campaign started by KTVB in 2008. Its mission is to aid local charities serving people in our communities who need help the most. The goal is to fully stock the shelves and fill the coffers of these nonprofits for winter. As the temperature drops, the need for food, shelter and aid grows.

Since 2008, through donations from individuals and Idaho companies, 7Cares Idaho Shares has provided over 11.2 million meals to Idahoans.

YOUR ROLE: Any size donation is appreciated. If you want to be publicly recognized on television and KTVB’s digital platforms as a “Company that Cares” please consider making a cash donation of $10,000 or more. If you become a “Company that Cares” then you will be honored on KTVB as an example of corporate support of the community.  Each day during the campaign, a Company that Cares will be featured on KTVB’s digital platforms and on television throughout multiple newscasts.

Non-perishable food and cash donations can be dropped off at the locations below on December 10 between 8 a.m. – Noon:


  • Albertsons Stadium - 1400 Bronco Ln.
  • Fred Meyer - Five Mile/ Overland Rd.
  • Fred Meyer - East Gate
  • Albertsons - 36th and State St. 


  • Fred Meyer Eagle Island Marketplace 
  • Albertsons – Eagle/ Amity 
  • Albertsons - Meridian/ Cherry 


  • Albertsons - Greenhurst & 12th Ave. 
  • Fred Meyer – 50 2nd St. S. 


  • Albertsons - Blaine St.

Twin Falls

  • Fred Meyer – Twin Falls, 705 Blue Lakes Blvd. N.


Be sure to tune in to KTVB on Saturday, December 10 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and watch the generosity of our community as KTVB broadcasts live from Albertsons Stadium and select Albertsons and Fred Meyer stores.

Share your photos from 7Cares on social media with the hashtag #7cares.

All donations will be split between nine Idaho charities including the Idaho Foodbank, Salvation Army, and Boise Rescue Mission Ministries.

Learn more about the beneficiaries of 7Cares Idaho Shares:

To learn more about 7Cares Idaho Shares and how you or your organization can participate and be featured on-air during 7Cares Idaho Shares, please contact Traci Liew, KTVB Community Service Director, at (208) 321-5717 or tliew@ktvb.com.

In 2021, KTVB received the NAB Service to America Award for 7Cares Idaho Shares community safety net campaign. To watch the award presentation, click here.

NAB Leadership Foundation Announces 2021 Service to America Award Winners | Newsroom | National Association of Broadcasters

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