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SEICAA’s Avenues for Hope Campaign

The 2022 Avenues for Hope campaign begins at 8:00am on December 12, 2022! Donations received from our Avenues for Hope campaign benefit our Veterans Services, overseen by SEICAA’s Affordable Housing division and home to our Freedom LZ emergency shelter for homeless veterans.

Since 1990, homeless veterans have worked with SEICAA to overcome poverty barriers and attain self-sufficiency. Additionally, SEICAA offers participants opportunities to receive the services they deserve, including:

  • Referral to VA Healthcare Services
  • Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
  • Home Loans
  • Life Insurance
  • Burial Benefits

SEICAA’s Veterans Services is recognized nationally as a Community Service Excellence Award recipient, earned for its dedication to veterans and their needs.

Donations received will help our team provide welcome kits (linens, pillows, towels, etc.) for new participants, shop for groceries, and provide transportation to necessary appointments. Larger donations will be used to cover medication, dental, and vision costs for uninsured veterans until our team has helped them enroll for benefits. Our goal for this year’s campaign is $5,000.

Below are our donation levels for this year’s campaign:

  • $25 – Helps pay for welcome packages and groceries.
  • $50 – Helps pay for transportation to and from necessary appointments.
  • $75 – Helps pay for medications for uninsured participants.
  • $100 – Helps pay for dental and vision costs for uninsured participants.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is Avenues for Hope?

Avenues for Hope is an online campaign fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. An initiative of Home Partnership Foundation, Avenues for Hope was created in 2011 to help enhance resources for housing nonprofits and services throughout Idaho.

When is Avenues for Hope?

This year’s challenge is from 8:00 AM on December 12 to 11:59 PM on December 31.

Who Can Donate?

Anyone may donate. Donations through the Avenues for Hope online portal to charitable nonprofit organizations are tax-deductible and cannot be refunded. Contributions may be made via credit and debit card only.

How Can I Donate?

Yes! Simply visit on your computer or mobile device.

Why Donate Through Avenues for Hope?

A campaign match from the Avenues for Hope host, The Home Partnership Foundation, is available for SEICAA through Avenues for Hope. The Home Partnership Foundation provides a $1:$1 match for online gifts up to $2,500 (for example, a $25.00 donation turns into a $50.00 donation). Offline donations or donations made through other platforms cannot be matched. Additionally, SEICAA is eligible for “Challenge Prizes,” which are bonus funds awarded to participating organizations for the number of donations they receive and when they receive them.