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The Kootenai Health Foundation was established as a non-profit corporation in 1983. Since then, contributors to the Foundation have been serving the community by funding everything from new vans for patient transportation to major service expansion and remodel projects.

The community has generously donated more than $18 million and counting. Your donation can help finance the many projects and activities benefitting Kootenai Health and its patients.

Join Us for the Signature Cocktail Event -- July 30

The Kootenai Health Foundation Festival of Trees is pleased to introduce our Signature Cocktail Event presented by Wells Fargo and featuring Bardenay Vodka. This brand new event invites guests to sample custom cocktails created by local mixologists. Guests will vote with dollars for their favorite mixologist for their favorite cocktail. The winning drink which will be served at the Festival of Trees Gala on November 28, 2015 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Convention Center.

Download our informational flyer.

Custom Cocktails - Good Food - Great Cause

  • July 30 from 6 - 9 p.m.
  • Jacklin Arts & Culture Center
  • Tickets are $35
For further information on this event, please contact (208) 625-4433. To register online, visit EventBrite.

Ways to Give

The easiest way to give is by using the online donation form. Make a one-time donation or set up a recurring donation.

To learn about donation options available through your estate, visit the planned giving page.


The Foundation hosts special events and projects to help raise funds throughout the year. Whether it's the annual Festival of Trees or golf tournament, these events offer the opportunity for participants to have fun while supporting a charitable cause.

To learn more about the Foundation, call (208) 625-4438 or check out our Official Kootenai Health Foundation Facebook.


Foundation Staff

Shawn Bassham, Foundation President
Shawn Bassham
Foundation President

Bonnie Delyea, Office Coordinator
Bonnie Delyea
Office Coordinator

Diane Murray
Diane Murray
Foundation Specialist

Jennifer Reynolds, Admin Assistant
Jennifer Reynolds
Administrative Assistant

Britt Towery
Britt Towery
Community Gift Coordinator

Marcee Hartzel
Marcee Hartzell
Fund Development Coordinator

Melanie Lambrecht
Melanie Lambrecht
Fund Development Coordinator