The Anna Schindler Foundation

The mission of the Anna Schindler Foundation is to provide emotional and financial support to families fighting childhood cancer in the Inland Northwest (WA, ID, MT, OR) while raising awareness of this disease. This is a nonprofit organization that supports families who have children who are battling cancer. The Schindler family started this foundation after their daughter died of cancer when she was only 6 years old.

Tilth Alliance

The Tilth Alliance has a number of garden programs that are aimed to educate the community. They have urban farms, gardens, and kitchens where community members can participate in hands-on experiences to become educated. They offer classes to help get your own garden or farm started. They even have a hotline for any questions. They provide education, funding, conferences, and advocacy for farming and agriculture in Washington state.

The Last Road Dog Animal Sanctuary

The Last Road Dog Animal Sanctuary is owned and operated by the Pitt family. TLRD is an organization that take in dogs, cats, and horses that might not have a chance to be adopted or are forgotten by their families, due to various ailments or behavioral issues. They give them a home to spend the rest of their lives and become part of the Pitt family. Their mission is to prevent cruelty to animals in need of medical attention, subject to danger or abuse, hungry or starving, or under any other distress or cruelty. They also adopt animals from owners in distressed situations where they might not be able to care for their animals any longer.

Little Lives Rescue

Little Lives Rescue is one of the first small animal rescues in the PNW and the only one in Tri-Cities Washington. They help find permanent loving homes for companion animals that have been rescued from abuse, neglect, or abandonment and to educate our community about proper small animal care and the importance of overpopulation prevention. The more people become aware of this rescue, the more the decrease in found/abandoned animals and a tremendous increase in owners surrenders.