The purpose of Sun Valley Institute for Resilience is to advance community resilience in Idaho’s Wood River Valley region by educating, investing and collaborating to ensure that the economy, environment and people thrive.
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52% of our valley's households are below the poverty line and struggling to afford basic household necessities.
In 2021, 57% of Blaine County is in a severe drought and 12% is in an extreme drought.
Home prices between 2016 and 2018 increased by 33% while median income went down.
More than 90% of what Blaine County residents eat is imported while over 90% of what is grown in Blaine County is exported.
Tourism and recreation account for almost 66% of our local economy.
Over 20% of Wood River Valley residents live with some level of food insecurity.
Your contribution will support our Impact Idaho Fund and Local Food Alliance projects. Contact Annie to learn more.
We need volunteers to help us put on our local events, join with our community partners and share knowledge through 5B Resilience Gardens. Contact Amy if you'd like to be added to our volunteer list.
Gardening knowledge, event logistics, graphic design and photography, your skills can help further the effort to build community resilience in the Wood River Valley. Contact us if you have a particular skill that you would like to contribute.
We'd love to hear from you! Use our contact form on the left or, if you prefer, send an email or even a letter.
Sun Valley Institute for Resilience
P.O. Box 3537
Hailey, ID 83333