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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.

Give Us Your Feedback!

In an effort to better serve you as a friend of the Foundation, we are asking for your feedback through a very short survey. We know that as we grow and develop it is important to ask our closest allies how we can serve you better and also what we can do to improve our commitment to this community. The results from the survey will be invaluable as we seek to communicate the impact of your investments. To access the survey please click on the link click here.

Thank you for your participation.

We are awed and humbled by your partnership with us and Kootenai Health. We invite you to stay connected year round; visit us on Facebook or send an email to to sign-up for our online newsletter. If I can answer any questions please do not hesitate to call us at (208) 625-4438.

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

Marcee Hartzel
Marcee Hartzell
Fund Development Coordinator 

Melanie Lambrecht
Melanie Lambrecht
Fund Development Coordinator 

Jennifer Reynolds, Admin Assistant
Jennifer Reynolds
Administrative Assistant

Britt Towery
Britt Towery
Community Gift Coordinator