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North Idaho couple establishes fund to benefit at-risk children and animals

Each summer, Jim and Nancy Prussak—who live near the Spokane River in Post Falls—can hear shrieks of glee echoing from Camp Journey, a neighboring summer camp for young survivors of cancer.   “They have a blast. They don’t have to think about anything but having fun,” Jim says.   These campers inspired the Prussacks to establish a

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Programs at the Ray & Joan Kroc Center ensure families have a safe place to belong and grow during crisis

The Ray & Joan Kroc Center in Coeur d’Alene adheres to the mission of founder Joan Kroc. She entrusted The Salvation Army with $90 million to build the first Kroc Center in San Diego in 2002, and there are now 26 centers across the country built on her eventual $1.5 billion investment. Joan envisioned that

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COVID-19 Response and Recovery Grant provides Chromebooks for school-aged children raised by grandparents

Relatives as Parents, Inc. received a $2,000 COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund grant to purchase Chromebooks for school-aged students being raised by grandparents to continue online studies. “On behalf of Relatives As Parents, Inc., I would like to thank Innovia Foundation for your generous donation that enabled us to purchase Chromebooks for children in our

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The ability to read allows children to succeed not just in school, but in life ahead of them.

Children who are proficient and passionate readers by third grade are five times more likely to be college or career ready. Opening Books, Opening Doors works to ensure young readers in Coeur d’Alene have books to read and someone to read with, so all students are reading at grade level by third grade. This Book,

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Coeur d’Alene Public Library Foundation partners with Innovia Foundation

Located in the heart of downtown, the Coeur d’Alene Public Library opened in September 2007. It rapidly became a gathering place for the community. With spaces for quiet reading and group meetings, the library offers free computer access, author presentations and a diversity of programs to inform and entertain. The library foundation board of directors

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“Assisting clients in developing meal preparation skills to live more independently changes not only their lives but affects the community in which they choose to live.”

Tesh, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of offering opportunities to people with disabilities who are seeking greater self-sufficiency and community participation. Tesh’s most requested class is food preparation, as the ability to make nutritious and affordable meals at home is crucial to developing independence. However, Tesh’s kitchen space is currently too limited

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