Best local non-profit organization

Idaho Humane Society

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The little kitties and puppies have an obvious pull on readers' heartstrings, but who can blame you? You gave the Idaho Humane Society the title of best do-gooder group, yet again. Year after year, this nonprofit tops the list for its tireless work protecting our fuzzy friends--everything from stray cats to bobcats and wolves. These guys operate in a state that just banned cock fighting in 2008 and may, someday, ban canned hunts, so they deserve extra kudos.

second place: Idaho Food Bank

Third Place: Idaho Youth Ranch

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