Program Information SEICAA's Adopt a Family Program is an annual, collaborative effort between SEICAA and community donors (or sponsors) that aims to brighten the holiday season for families in need. Made possible by the generous support from local businesses and individuals, the Program distributes clothing, gift cards, and toys to participating families the week before Christmas. Donations received from sponsors not only help provide a desired holiday experience for children, but also instills a sense of hope and giving. Program Guidelines (Participants) If your family or someone you know would benefit from [...]
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(Note: Socks for Seniors 2021 has been cancelled in Franklin County.) Program Information Founded by Care Connection of Idaho in 2013 and adopted by SEICAA in 2017, the Socks for Seniors Stocking Drive is a holiday program that aspires to stave off the effects of isolation and loneliness by spreading happiness to local senior citizens. Participants receive friendly visits and a stocking, or "sock," filled to the brim with donated goods from businesses and individuals in our community. Over 3,000 senior citizens have benefitted from the Socks for Seniors Stocking Drive since [...]
UPDATE: Tickets can no longer be earned or purchased. General Information SEICAA has been planning an alternative fundraising effort in lieu of this year’s Driving for Dough Golf Tournament and Urban Invasion 2021. Without further ado, we’re thrilled to announce… …SEICAA’s “Mission: Possible” Raffle! Starting June 1, 2021, SEICAA’s “Mission: Possible” Raffle is a month-long fundraising effort that aims to benefit everyone involved by combining a raffle with volunteer opportunities! Proceeds will benefit SEICAA’s Bannock County Community Services and Meals on Wheels programs. Together, everyone wins. How To Play Who Can Enter? Anyone who [...]
Southeast Idaho Community Action Agency Inc’s (SEICAA) Board of Directors has named Shantay Bloxham as its next Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director of the organization. Ms. Bloxham succeeds Debra Hemmert, who led the Agency with distinction for 19 years. Bloxham’s will start in her new position on December 1, 2020. Ms. Bloxham is a native of Pocatello where she resides with her family; husband, Jake and their two children; Hunter and Pyper. Bloxham began her career with SEICAA in 2007. Throughout her tenure, she has held multiple leadership roles and has been instrumental in the incorporation and/or expansion of several programs and [...]
Click Here for the 2020 Socks for Seniors Participant Application What is Socks for Seniors? SEICAA is excited to announce the return of the Socks for Seniors program! A lot has happened between the end of last year's program and now. Many community members are familiar with the CDC’s recommendation to social distance – and in some cases, isolate – in an effort to prevent spreading the COVID-19 virus. But as limits to non-essential travel and Stay Home Orders lessen our senior citizen population continues to contend with the effects of the pandemic. Named a vulnerable population at [...]
SEICAA's Chief Executive Officer, Debra R. Hemmert, announced this month she will retire at the end of this year. From SEICAA's Board of Directors We, the Board of Directors of Southeastern Idaho Community Action Agency, Inc. (SEICAA), formally announce the retirement of our Chief Executive Officer, Debra R. Hemmert (Deb), which will be effective on December 31, 2020. Debra, or Debbie and/or Deb as her friends and colleagues like to call her, has served at SEICAA for her career of 37 years. Deb began her work at SEICAA in September of 1983 as the Caribou County Coordinator, a position where she [...]
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Due to the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our community, SEICAA has decided to cancel the 26th Annual Project Warmth golf tournament. We are in the process of providing contributing sponsors with more information. We look forward to planning and hosting next year's tournament in 2021. As always, details will be posted on our Facebook page and on our website as they become available. We hope to see you on the green next year!
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Update: Considering the impact this pandemic has had (and will continue to have) on our sponsors, participants, volunteers, and staff, as well as the stages and restrictions set by the Governor’s Stay Healthy Order, the 8th Annual Urban Invasion Obstacle Challenge has been cancelled. Summertime is GAME TIME. Re/MAX and First Colony Mortgage present the 8th Annual Urban Invasion Obstacle Challenge! Pocatello’s only 5K obstacle race returns June 27, 2020. This is not a lone wolf campaign – grab three friends, come up with a team name, and register your team for a chance to take on the [...]