Posted by Tracy Gibson on Jul 07, 2021

Dear Cal Members,
In June we had a wonderful Celebration of Giving! Scholarship and Grant recipients were our guests, stories and projects were shared and a fabulous time was had by all. In the event you missed the Celebration, we would like to share with you which organizations received grants and a brief description of how the money will be used. Thank you for making this possible through your donations of time and items.
For the replacement of 3 outdated computers 
Sandpoint Youth Center
To supply snacks, activities and game equipment 
UCAN- Unique Center for Athletes of all Needs
To purchase a wheelchair platform swing
Kiwanis Club 
To build a new dock at Camp Stidwell
Sandpoint Nordic Club
To provide an outdoor classroom experience while learning the joy of Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing 
Sandpoint Pirate Ship
For…Booty, Gas and Minor Repairs
Sandpoint Soccer Assoc.
To provided scholarships for low income families
Arts Alliance (dba Creations of Sandpoint)
An art sink and supplies for their community art station
Music Conservatory of Sandpoint
To provide an electric piano, 3 beginner keyboards, 3 stands, 5 flutes and portable seated risers
POAC-Kaleidoscope Art
Classroom visual art education for all Lake Pend Oreille elementary schools children in grades 3 through 6
POAC-Ovations Performing Arts Program
A school outreach program to develop appreciation of performing arts
Bonner Water and Conservation Dist.
To provide an educational water festival program for 5th grade students in Bonner County
Friends of the West Bonner Library Dist.
To provide and interactive children’s learning center
Idaho Hill Elementary
To provide STEM Makerspace Furniture, reusable learning supplies and to provide books for a FREE Student Bookstore
Sandpoint High School
For the Senior Finance Fair 
Southside Elem.
To teach research skills using a program called ‘Exploring the World Around You’
The Village Green Project
To supply reading books to children K through 3rd grades for their home libraries.
Bonner County Historical Society
For storage supplies
Bonner Partners in Care Clinic
To provide lab work, imaging, referrals and medication 
Hope Memorial Center  Pre-School
To replace the upper floor of the Hope Memorial Center 
Panhandle Special Needs, Inc
To provide 30 work tables  
Panida Theater
For much needed carpet and seat cleaning
Sandpoint Area Seniors (SASi)
A HVAC Air Ventilation System 
Sandpoint Farmer’s Market
To provide Saturday musicians at our local market
Bonner Co. Food Bank
For food purchases and COVID protection supplies
Community Cancer Services
For gas and groceries vouchers 
Helping Hands Healing Hearts
To provide vouchers that help people meet basic needs: Rent, Utilities, Gas & Insurance
Panhandle Habitat for Humanity
To purchase a 40 ft storage container
Priest Lake Food Bank
For Food Purchases 
Priest River Ministries-Advocates for Women
For Shelving Materials
Tracy Gibson
Grants Chair