Our mission is to improve the lives of people in our community.

Featured Initiatives


United Way of Kootenai County Seeks Executive Director The Executive Director is responsible for leading, managing, and... Read More
Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
More than 5500 low to moderate income tax payers in Kootenai and Shoshone County are aided in completing and E-filing... Read More
Posted: Friday, January 31, 2014
Outstanding community leaders from various professions volunteer their time to help guide and direct the United Way annual... Read More
Posted: Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Dirty, Sweaty, Paint in Hair... YES! It's the United Way Day of Caring with Hundreds of Volunteers What happens when over 300... Read More
Posted: Saturday, August 31, 2013


I was fairly new in Idaho, with no friends or family for comfort or support, well below the poverty level, and had just decided to return to college. This was not very easy as I was a single mother of two boys, and worked a full time job. Now let’s throw in school and an undetermined learning disability.


Upcoming Events

32nd Annual Spring Dash
April 26th, 2014
Spring Dash is a 5 mile run in Downtown Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. The cost is $20 (more...)