While many Boise Christmas activities center around decorating the Christmas tree, holiday caroling excursions, Christmas shopping for the family and baking melt-in-your-mouth holiday sugar cookies, there’s one activity in Idaho’s capital city that brings a little cheer to the less fortunate among us. For the 8th year in a row, Boise’s Old Chicago Restaurant will host Miracle on Idaho Street. If you’re looking for a cool Boise activity to do with your family, this volunteer in Boise, Idaho gig will leave some very deserving tummies and hearts a little fuller this holiday season.
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Info about Miracle on Idaho Street
Miracle on Idaho Street gives many needy families in Boise a place to eat on Christmas day. Here’s a bit about the Boise Christmas event from the Downtown Boise website.
For the 8th year, over 1,000 of Boise’s homeless and displaced guests will arrive at Old Chicago for a Christmas Day celebration. Each guest will receive a warm welcome and an extraordinary dining experience, a finely dressed table and a meal with all the trimmings. New gifts of warm clothing, toys, books, school supplies, and blankets will be distributed, and each guest will have the chance to enjoy a visit and picture on Santa’s lap!
Volunteer in Boise, Idaho
According to RockBottomRestaurantsInc.com, shifts for the event are full, but interested parties are encouraged to call, because new opportunities could be added. People who’d like to be a volunteer for this Boise, Idaho event should keep the following things in mind:
Volunteering for this event is physically demanding. Volunteers are most likely on their feet all during their volunteer shift and may be asked to perform duties that require lifting and carrying.
You must be at least 12 years old to volunteer for this event.
You must choose a shift with enough availability to accommodate the number of people you wish to sign up.
If choosing multiple shifts, please do not choose shifts that overlap.
There’s also a sign up form on the RockBottomRestaurantsInc.com website. You can register there.
The Place and time for these Boise Christmas activities
Old Chicago Restaurant, 730 W Idaho Street
For more information please call 363-0037. Christmas Day, 11am-3pm
*Don’t stop with Miracle on Idaho Street. Watch the video to get other ideas about how you can volunteer in Boise, Idaho during this holiday season. This worthwhile gig may turn into one of your family’s favorite Boise Christmas activities.