Meridian, Idaho, August 12, 2020 – Microbe Formulas is partnering with Idaho Community Outreach Behavioural Services (COBS) in Boise for a Fill the Shelves event to collect essential items to give to local victims of sex trafficking and crime after they are rescued.
Microbe Formulas will be accepting donations from August 31, 2020 to September 5, 2020 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m daily at 3750/- East Pewter Falls St. Suite 100, Meridian, ID 83642.
New items needed include toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, soap, shampoo, socks, underwear, backpacks, clothes, shoes, pajamas, sports bras, and non-perishable food items.
Cash donations are also accepted and will go toward pre-determined packages designed to help victims with immediate needs.
A $50 donation will cover the cost of a backpack with three days’ worth food, while $40 will cover a TracFone and prepaid minutes so the victim can communicate with her recoverty/trauma team and counsellor. A $15 donation will be put toward a hygiene kit, consisting of a toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, and soap.
This projet is a collaborative effort between Microbe Formulas, a supplement company in Meridian,, and COBS, a local crisis team who is on the front lines every day providing support, trauma care, and supplies of sex trafficking victims in the Treasure Valley.
CEO of Microbe Formulas, Ryan Riley, said learning more about the frequency and impact of sex trafficking, especially locally, is heartbreaking.
Riley states, “At Microbe Formulas, our mission is to restore hope and health. That is who we are. Our company core values lead with putting people first in everything we do. That mission extends beyond our company and into our community. Undoubtedly, human trafficking across Idaho is tragic, and that’s why we jumped on the opportunity to help our local crisis team, Idaho COBS, for ‘Fill the Shelves.”
The partnership is part of a larger company initiative to give back to the local community.
Microbe Formulas is a supplement company passionate about health and wellness. The livelihood of the customer is their first priority. They strongly believe that through naturally formulated products driven by their proprietary BioActive Carbon Technology, they can help customers find optimal wellness. Their core values are evident in the company mission: “Creating solutions that work is what we do. Restoring hope and health is who we are.”