Boise: Donates $20,000

Through Impact Club, as Impact Venture Capitalists, we invest heavily in local charities that demonstrate a powerful “Story Engine,” and have proven their willingness to fight for their cause – by competing in and winning a high-stakes competition. As a result, Impact Club, through Impact Venture Capitalism has dramatically multiplied the Impact that a single person can have on charities in their local community.

The Charities

Create Common Good
Tracy Hitchcock
Help Overcoming A Crisis

Create Common Good is a non-profit social enterprise whose mission is to create a place of empowerment for people seeking a fresh start. We provide an 8-week foodservice training program followed by job placement assistance to people with barriers to employment, such as refugees and those overcoming incarceration, addiction or domestic violence. While in our program, trainees not only learn the skills to build a career, they also manage our Nutritious Snack Program for low-income kids. To date we have served more than 670 people in the Boise area.

Camp River Run
Shane Bauges
Empowering Ill Children

Camp River Run is a non-profit dedicated to helping children who are suffering from life-threatening illness or disabling medical conditions. It was founded in 2007 and conducted its first camp in 2008 and it has been delighting & empowering children who are suffering from life-threatening illness or disabling medical conditions ever since. These camps are not a vacation for campers, they are instead a potentially life changing experience where the stress of these children’s daily lives is forgotten for a few days and a shared sense of struggle brings the children close together in a powerful bonding experience.

NW Parkinson’s Foundation
Brad Perry
Therapy For Those With PD

The Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation mission is simple: Improve the quality of life of people in the PD community right now. Tomorrow, there is unlikely to be a cure for this disease, but we know for certain that someone in the northwest will be diagnosed with PD. Our goal is to bridge that gap between diagnosis and cure, with the best evidence-based programming available at no or low cost. Parkinson’s affects about 100,000 people throughout the northwest. In these areas, NWPF is leading the country in innovative uses of technology to reach people in rural and urban areas alike.