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'Love, Boise' Benefit for Refugee Families

Thursday, July 26, The Linen Building


Boise came out in force with a show of support for refugee families since the tragic events of June 30, when a man attacked a group of partygoers at the Wylie Street apartment complex and wounded nine people, including a 3-year-old girl who later succumbed to her injuries. In the following days, a vigil at City Hall drew more than 1,000 people, and a group of local restaurants donated a portion of a day's proceeds to the International Rescue Committee. Now, Boise Rock School joins the movement with a benefit christened "Love, Boise" that features a night of musical acts, a silent auction and food trucks. Proceeds will benefit the IRC, which Boise Rock School said has "taken the lead on paying for necessary services, particularly medical bills, housing and child care" for those affected by the tragedy.