Here are a few of the community organizations that Pinkerton Retirement Specialists is grateful to support annually.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF KOOTENAI COUNTYThe Clubs help instill positive values and perspective with fun and educational programs during the after-school and summer periods. Boys & Girls Club programs emphasize character and leadership development, education, health, life skills, the arts, and sports fitness. Mentorship is the key component to our club's success - each club member connects with a staff member as an extension of their immediate influence, developing a bond that often lasts a lifetime.
CANCER & COMMUNITY CHARITIES"The 3C's," an organization of women volunteers committed to raising funds to fight cancer and to assist with worthwhile needs in the local community.
CASAThe National CASA Association is a network of 955 programs that are recruiting, training and supporting volunteers to represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in the courtroom and other settings.
CHILDREN'S VILLAGESince 1851, the mission of The Children's Village has been to work in partnership with families to help orphans and society's most vulnerable children so that they become educationally proficient, economically productive, and socially responsible members of their communities.
COEUR D'ALENE CHAMBER OF COMMERCEThe Coeur d'Alene Chamber of Commerce is the premier business organization in North Idaho. With over 1,250 members, it is the second largest Chamber in Idaho and plays a big part in promoting Coeur d'Alene, welcoming newcomers, lobbying the Legislature for our business interests in North Idaho, and bringing events to the area that contribute greatly to our local economy.
COEUR D'ALENE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAThe Symphony is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in our community through their symphony orchestra. The Coeur d'Alene Symphony is proud to offer superior musical entertainment. MORE p and spiritual service in the home, workplace, community, and the world.
GOOD SAMARITAN REHABILITAION RANCHSince 2003, hundreds of former drug addicts and jail inmates have gained productive, meaningful lives through this Ranch. Their success rate is phenomenal -- nearly 83% never return to the legal system.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITYHabitat for Humanity of North Idaho is an ecumenical Christian housing ministry. Our objective is to eliminate poverty housing from the world and make decent shelter a matter of conscience. Bringing those of affluence together with the less fortunate creates a partnership where we build relationships and a sense of community in addition to homes. We serve without regard to race, color, ethnic origin, creed, religion or family status.
IDAHO CHARACTER COUNCILThe Idaho Character Council's mission is as straightforward as it is important: "To work together as citizens to encourage good character in ourselves, each other, our families and our communities." MORE
IDAHO DRUG FREE YOUTHIDFY is a group of teenagers who are willing to make Idaho a better place, through their commitment to being drug free, and sharing that choice with others. IDFY not only gives you a way to make that commitment, but a ton of others who are also committing to a drug free life.
IDAHO METH PROJECTThe Meth Project Foundation was established by businessman Thomas M. Siebel in 2005 in response to the growing Meth epidemic in the U.S. The Meth Project is a large-scale prevention program aimed at reducing Meth use through public service messaging, public policy, and community outreach. Central to the program is a research-based marketing campaign and community action programs designed to communicate the risks of Meth use.
INSTITUTE IN BASIC LIFE PRINCIPLESThe Institute in Basic Life Principles was established for the purpose of introducing people to the Lord Jesus Christ, and is dedicated to giving clear instruction and training on how to find success by following God's principles found in Scripture. They support orphanages in Russia, India, and Mexico, as well as help coordinate opportunities for youth and adults worldwide to reach their full potential.
IRONMAN COEUR D'ALENEOne of the most demanding races in the world, the Ironman Coeur d'Alene attracts athletes worldwide to swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles, and run 26.2 miles through some of the most picturesque neighborhoods in this resort town.
JUVENILE JUSTICE OUTREACH"Providing Encouragement, Support & Spiritual Guidance"
MEN'S MINISTRY CATALYSTWorking with churches, para-church organizations, conference centers, and Christian businesses, Men's Ministry Catalyst equips men's organizations with best practice strategies, structures, and multi-media presentations to help create vibrant men's ministry models. Our consultation and presentations and resources seek to present the gospel, encourage men to pursue God, and equip them for discipleship and spiritual service in the home, workplace, community, and the world.MORE
NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE FOUNDATIONNorth Idaho College Foundation and the Alumni Relations department generate the external recognition, support and financial resources the college needs to carry out its mission of serving students.
NORTH IDAHO HEART CENTER
& Kootenai Medical Center Foundation's Festival of Trees
NOBLE CALL INSTITUTENoble Call exists to help men and women experience God’s pleasure as they discover their Noble Calling and become the men and women they were created to be.
OPEN ARMS PREGNANCY CENTER
SALVATION ARMY'S COEUR D'ALENE KROC CENTERThe $72 million new Athletic Center and Amphitheater will help McDonald's founders the Krocs' vision: "To relieve the suffering of the poor, communicate dignity, and provide opportunity to those with limited opportunities to develop their skills to the full extent of their potential."
SOCIETY OF SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL NORTH IDAHO65 years ago parishioners at St Thomas Catholic Church embarked on a mission to serve the poor and homeless in our area by creating a clothes closet. Their desire was to help others, no matter of religion, race, personal background or gender. St Vincent de Paul North Idaho was born. What all began as a clothes closet at St Thomas Catholic Church has grown to include 2 thrift stores, emergency shelters, transitional housing, affordable housing, a HELP Center and a list of services to become the largest homeless serving agency in the region. MORE
IDAHO SPECIAL OLYMPICSSpecial Olympics is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition.
SPOKANE COUNTY JAIL MINISTRYSpokane County Jail Ministry's mission is to serve God the Father, Jesus the Son, and the Holy Spirit by evangelizing, making disciples, and helping men and women, especially inmates, former inmates, their families, correctional staff, and those providing services for them.
THE GIDEONS INTERNATIONALThe Gideons' sole purpose is to win men, women, boys and girls to a saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ through association for service, personal testimony, and distributing the Bible in the human traffic lanes and streams of everyday life.
UNION GOSPEL MISSIONUnion Gospel Mission's first recovery center for at-risk women and children in Kootenai County patterned after Anna Ogden Hall.
UNIVERSITY OF IDAHOSince 1889, the University of Idaho has been a place that expects more from itself, more from its students, more from knowledge and more from life. They are ranked among the top national universities in the country (U.S. News & World Report) and are also one of the best values in higher education (The Princeton Review).
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY - COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINEWashington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine is one of the nation's top veterinary schools.