We received over 100 submissions to the fourth annual Innovia Foundation Photo Contest: Together for Good. We are excited to share the winning images.
Last fall, a need surfaced among the nonprofits tirelessly serving Bonner and Boundary Counties. With common goals and challenges, many executive directors sought collaboration but lacked the bandwidth to create those connections.
Founded in 1965 by a group of local citizens concerned about their neighbors, Rural Resources provides support for all needs with over 30 programs, each with the goal of assisting people and communities to develop the skills, resources and services necessary to improve their general welfare.
A $5,000 grant from Innovia will help Project Timothy provide emergency housing, meals, rental assistance, financial assistance for utilities and public transportation passes to those who find themselves facing economic hardships in Columbia County and Waitsburg, Washington.
“How do you tell a senior citizen that they don’t get to eat? You cannot do that,” said Brenda Johnson, Treasurer of the Kamiah Senior Center Board and acting kitchen manager. “We cannot do that, and I won’t do that. We find a way to get the meals to the people who need them.”