Keeping Boise Nice | Boise State Public Radio

“If you’re local to the area you’ve probably heard the phrase “Boise nice” before. Well, it’s more than just a saying. There’s a nonprofit dedicated to spreading this idea throughout the city. Rourke O’brien, co-founder of the Boise Nice Project, joined Idaho Matters to talk more about the friendliness of the city and how the…

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Get out, help the environment with Boise Plogs

“The Boise Nice Project, Inc. will hold Boise Plogs 2022 on April 23 throughout the Boise area. Plogging is a combination of jogging with picking up litter, so people can improve their physical health as well as the health of the environment. It started as an organized activity in Sweden around 2016 and spread to…

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Boise Nice holds first-ever plogging event to celebrate Earth Day

“BOISE, Idaho — Plogging started in Sweden in 2016 as a way for people to pick up litter and get exercise while doing it, and now that trend has made its way to the City of Trees. Boise Nice organized the first event here in the Treasure Valley as volunteers cleaned up parks, trails, and other…

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Kindness of Neighbors Saved the Day!

Kindness of Neighbors Saved the Day “Yesterday morning two complete strangers showed up at my house. I cautiously opened the door and heard a loud gush of water. The men told me I had a broken pipe and water was rushing down my driveway. They asked about a turn off valve and I lead them…

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Teaching Kids About Kindness

“With our busy lives, it’s easy to lose sight of the little things we can do to make the world a kinder, gentler place. As a result, kids miss out on golden opportunities to emulate kindness and experience its rewards. So, why not set a goal with your kids, and see how many acts of…

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