Through ImpactClub®, 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, ImpactClub®, through Impact Venture Capitalism, has dramatically multiplied the Impact that a single person can have on charities in their local community.
Run for 271 is annual event designed to: provide our Cda community with an awesome family-friendly experience, bring extra funds to our local elementary schools in School District 271, and to teach our youth the importance of healthy, happy living. Last year we gave the 11 elementary schools is our area just under $38,000 for things like classroom libraries, art, and music.
Growing the STEM is a local nonprofit that organizes and supports math and science programs for students in Coeur d’Alene Public Schools, with an emphasis on developing youth leaders and encouraging underrepresented groups to pursue STEM education and activities. The organization was founded in 2017 by two local youth.
Twelve years ago me, my husband and our kids, ages 2 and 4, volunteered to bake Papa Murphy’s for three homeless families of Family Promise at our home congregation. It was just us, sharing a meal with people we did not know. We provided the basic need of food, and our presence at the building meant they had shelter. We stayed the night on the floor of the church library.