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Local nonprofit gets a helping hand from the development council [Video]

Idaho sees about 300 to 500 foster children aging out every year and the National Opinion Research Center says full transition to adulthood doesn’t happen 26.

BOISE, Idaho — Foster Care Furniture was founded about two years ago and it’s an organization dedicated to help foster kids that age out of the system.

Bruce Wingate, Founder and President of the nonprofit, started with the help of two local businesses and this year he got an extra helping hand from the Idaho Workforce Development Council.

For the past couple of years, it’s been Wingate providing the money for the 13-week program which provides foster care youth access to carpentry, construction and woodworking.

This year, the nonprofit received a $50,000 grant from the development council to pay for everything needed which includes paying for instructors and the space for the classes, provided by the maker shop located in Boise.

This 13-week woodworking program is free to …

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