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Join us for Feed Your Soul! June 24th

Feed Your Soul at Capitol Park:  June 24th, 11am – 9pm Feed Your Soul is a free outdoor festival in support of Create Common Good. Food, drink and music are universal languages with the power to bring people and communities together regardless of differing ethnicities, backgrounds or challenges. Feed Your Soul celebrates […] Read More »

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Announcing March 23rd Supperclub – Ruth’s Chris

We are thrilled to announce that Ruth’s Chris Executive Chef Silas Paul will be joining us as our next featured guest chef for Supperclub. Chef Silas and the Ruth’s Chris team will be bringing their signature elevated style to the CCG kitchen on March 23rd at 6pm. Limited seats are available […] Read More »

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CCG Open House – December 14

Join our Strategic Advisory Board as they host an evening of celebration! Mingle in the CCG kitchen and training facility while enjoying hosted beer & wine as well as a delicious offering of hors d’oeuvres prepared by our trainees. You will also have the opportunity to hear directly from a CCG […] Read More »

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Show us your #UNselfie

Giving Tuesday is here and we want to see your #UNselfie! What on earth is an #unselfie? Giving Tuesday is a national day of giving in response to Black Friday & Cyber Monday – a chance to give back after all of that spending! All over the country (and world) […] Read More »

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A personal statement about CCG

This trainee testimony was shared with us by our partners at the Women’s and Children’s Alliance.   “I am so thankful to have been given such a wonderful opportunity to participate in the Create Common Good foodservice job training program. Through my participation in Create Common Good, I have become a […] Read More »

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2016 Supperclub Menus

Take a peek at menus from past Supperclub events in 2016 and get lost in daydreams of delicious food! All for a good cause, of course. February 11th – Chef Dan Ansotegui On February 11th, we were treated to a fantastic evening! Dan Ansotegui signed on as our guest chef […] Read More »

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Foodservice Job Training Informational Flyer

We invite you to take a look at our Foodservice Job Training Informational Flyer for additional info about the program. In a printable format, you can keep this resource as a reference to class start dates, registration, bus routes, and foodservice establishment jobs! Click here to view and print the […] Read More »

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Good things can come your way

Originally from Baghdad, Aman* found herself on her own in a new country, fleeing an abusive relationship. After making connections to the WCA in Boise, Aman was referred to CCG’s job training program where she quickly excelled. Her drive to learn and succeed set her apart and excited her fellow classmates. While […] Read More »

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From the mind of an intern

By Bella Fregoso Create Common Good and its team have done a lot for me over the last three years, so I’d like to begin this post by saying thank you. Thank you for always taking my ideas seriously, for teaching me the importance of gratitude, for writing me letters […] Read More »

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Idaho Gives – be part of something big!

by Bella Fregoso CCG is happy to say that we will be participating in Idaho Gives again this year! Here’s some background about this awesome giving event: Idaho Gives is an event each May that was started by the Idaho Nonprofit Center in 2013, and since then it has raised […] Read More »

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