3 Non-Profits Doing Good in Cd’A: Series 2
We know Coeur d’Alene is home to many exceptional non-profit organizations doing good. In this series, we like to pluck a few we know and showcase their missions. We imagine they’re a little busy doing good, so help us take a moment to learn about a few in the area.
3. CDA IDE
According to its mission, this local non-profit aims to serve Coeur d’Alene-area hospitality workers and assist them by helping them meet their immediate needs and connecting them with thoughtful resources for long-term self-sufficiency. Hospitality is an industry with servers, cooks, receptionists, and others who often struggle with limited income and resources. To learn more about the CDAIDE mission, consider viewing taking a look at their website.
2. Specialized Needs Recreation
Founded in 1990 with a need for recreational and socialization opportunities for individuals with special needs. They strive to provide recreational opportunities to youth and adults with developmental and physical disabilities. This local non-profit has been a staple in the community, serving individuals of all ages! For example, they offer a few different programs you can enroll in. The Life Group is an adult life skills program, and a Camp All-Stars program is offered for ages 8-19 – they host camp in the winter, spring, and summer. More information about current events and resources can be found on the SNR site.
1. Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations
Every human has rights. In 1981, in response to the victimization of a Jewish restaurant owner in Hayden, Idaho, and a bi-racial family from Coeur d’Alene, according to the KCTFHR website. To begin a history of impact, the Kootenai Country Task Force on Human Relations first played a major role in successfully passing Idaho law to combat human rights violations such as hate crimes, harassment, and intimidation. From there, the KCTFHR has a long, rich history throughout Kootenai County. The organization’s goals today are to educate, support, oppose discrimination, and promote and celebrate the diversity of the people of Kootenai County.
Know a Non-Profit?
The Coeur d’Alene-Spokane area is home to many exceptional non-profit organizations doing good. If you know or are a part of one and would like to shine a little extra light on their good doing, please consider sending us your message! If you liked this edition and haven’t yet read the first, you can check it out here.