This Is Why: Virtual Annual Reception

Posted on November 18, 2020


A big heartfelt thank you to all of you who were able to join us on November 17 during the live This Is Why: Virtual Annual Reception. We enjoyed celebrating and sharing the impact and generosity of donors and community leaders, as well as the incredible work that is happening across our 20-county region.

Below you will find links to the full reception and the individual inspiring videos that were played. We invite you to watch them again and share them with friends and colleagues. We look forward to seeing you in person next year.

The Full Recording

Henry Timms

Hear from Keynote speaker, Henry Timms on the power of generosity to transform lives and communities. From simple acts of kindness to transformational gifts, we know that every single one of us has the opportunity to make a transformational impact:

Karli Ingersoll

Local singer-songwriter Karli Ingersoll debuted a new song, entitled This is Why written exclusively for Innovia Foundation’s Annual Reception:

Big Table

Spokane-based nonprofit organization, Big Table received crucial support through a special fund Innovia launched to ignite generosity in support of people in the hospitality industries. Hear from Brandon Swafford about the impact Big Table has had on his life:

Priest River Ministries

Due to time constraints, we were unable to share this inspiring and powerful video about the work of Priest River Ministries, supporting women, children and families throughout the pandemic:

Leadership Councils

Thank you to our amazing Leadership Council volunteers, for their regional “shout-outs.” We could not do what we do without our amazing volunteers!

Food Security on the Palouse