2020 Nonprofit Leaderboard




Total Raised by 5 p.m. September 18th – thank you for giving! 




Give a shout out to your favorite nonprofit when you make your gift online or in the mail and we will post your comments here during the Challenge.




~Whitefish Community Foundation Board and Staff



Thank you Whitney Pratt and the entire Farm Hands team for all that you do!

~Alix Cohen



Kelly is the Big here and we love Ms. Murphy! (Big Brothers Big Sisters NW MT)

~Rocky Mountain Real Estate



Thank you Todd for helming the Big Brothers Big Sisters ship during these unprecedented times!

~Brenna Sellers



To all the Whitefish Review Team: Keep up the good work, shining light on the arts and making so much talent available to us! Carry on!

~Greta Friel



Thank you for all your hard work to make riding and hiking more enjoyable (Flathead Area Mountain Bikers)

~Mary McCarthy



What a nice and thrilling initiative! I wish you good luck (Glacier National Park Conservancy)

~Marie Benatre



Thank you for all you do to help kids and their families. (Farm Hands)

~Patience Burns



One of the most beautiful places on earth, Glacier National Park.

~J Michael and Peggy Wilson



Keep up the good work Gretchen! (Farm Hands)

~Colin Young



Thanks Kelly and Kyle for all your work! (Flathead Area Mountain Bikers)

~Marcia Medler



ATP is a huge asset to the Flathead! Thank you ATP!

~Cathy and Ned Cooney



Water is Life! (Whitefish Lake Institute)

~Shawna Moore



Best publication ever! (Whitefish Review)

~Scott and Cassandra Dreher



Keep up the GREAT work! (DREAM Adaptive Recreation)

~Don Petersen



Thank you to the FVCC Foundation for all they do to further the mission of our community college.

~David and Ruth Ackroyd



You Guys rock! (CRYJ)

~Todd and Erica Lengacher



Thank you for giving our youth an opportunity for safe outdoor recreation especially during this time. (Flathead Rapids)

~Courtney Erickson Torgerson



Thank you Whitefish Community Foundation

~Gael Bissell



Thanks to Montana Conservation Corp for providing me with such a valuable and memorable experience.

~Candace Nadasi



Thrilled to see FVCC ensuring equity in access to their resources and programs! My grandfather, Owen Sowerwine would be proud.

~Jennifer Sowerwine



Thanks for all you are doing!! (Abbie Shelter)

~Todd and Erica Lengacher



Looking forward to a great season! (Glacier Symphony)

~Dinah Weimer



So appreciate Chris' leadership through the years. (Samaritan House)

~John and Donna Briggs



To all our wonderful Residents and Staff at Lighthouse - God Bless!

~Love from the Thornhill Family



I had no idea how much North Valley Music School did for the communities here in the area. What an amazing achievement reaching out to both young and old through music.

~Jeffery and Andraya Johnson



Thanks for making nature a part of our everyday life. (Whitefish Legacy Partners)

~David and Ruth Ackroyd



You are doing such great work! Keep inspiring those kiddos! (Ravenwood Natural Science Center)

~Brian and Laura Moreaux



Thanks for hosting this for the whole community. Best wishes for a great ONLINE Great Fish! (Whitefish Community Foundation)

~Jono McKinney



Love you Whitefish Theatre Company

~Angie Green



Art makes our world a brighter place! (Stumptown Art Studio)

~David and Ruth Ackroyd



This gift is in honor of Hilary Shaw, who is an amazing leader in our local nonprofit sector. (Abbie Shelter)

~Ned and Cathy Cooney



Such a cool project to support. Wish I could give more! (Glacier National Park Conservancy)

~Blake Ladenburg



ATP you are the BEST! Thanks Luke, Betsi & Crew for keeping the arts moving forward despite the COVID pandemic.

~Brian and Lyndsay Schott



Phyllary Farm is excited to donate to Farm Hands - Nourish the Flathead because a well-fed community is a strong community! Everyone deserves access to nutrition. Thank you Farm Hands for being a major part of the whole in the Flathead food system!

~Althea Hogle



Hannah, you and your team are amazing in all the work you dod for the Flathead Youth Home.

~Marcus and Audrey Duffey



Thank you for the brushing work on the backside of Columbia!!(Flathead Area Mountain Bikers)

~Anthony Butterfield

56 local charities are participating in the 2020 Great Fish Community Challenge. Read about the important work they are doing in our communities and what they are raising funds for in the 2020 Use of Funds brochure. Get ready to give where you live on July 30 through September 18.

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The Leaderboard is not final. Late gifts will be processed and included in the total but they will not be matched. Final totals will be announced at the October 26th Great Fish Community Challenge Watch Party! Tune in to the Whitefish Community Foundation Youtube Channel at 6 p.m.

NameTotal GiftsTotal DollarsWeekly Donors
Humane Society of NW MontanaHumane Society of NW MontanaHumane Society of NW Montana222$121,83668
Casa for KidsCASA for KidsCASA For Kids226$117,73267
Abbie ShelterAbbie Shelter Abbie Shelter357$100,477137
Farm HandsFarm Hands - Nourish The FlatheadFarm Hands Nourish the Flathead221$99,44171
Whitefish Legacy PartnersWhitefish Legacy PartnersWhitefish Legacy Partners297$95,991112
Child BridgeChild BridgeChild Bridge120$90,53748
Great Fish Match FundGreat Fish Match FundGreat Fish Match Fund140$86,59055
Sparrows Nest of NW MTSparrow's Nest of NW MTSparrow's Nest of NW Montana261$86,37885
DREAM Adaptive RecreationDREAM Adaptive RecreationDREAM Adaptive Recreation170$85,60461
North Valley Music SchoolNorth Valley Music SchoolNorth Valley Music School203$79,11571
Alpine Theatre ProjectAlpine Theatre ProjectAlpine Theatre Project235$75,919107
North Valley Food BankNorth Valley Food BankNorth Valley Food Bank230$73,43677
Samaritan HouseSamaritan HouseSamaritan House175$72,73972
Whitefish Theatre CompanyWhitefish Theatre CompanyWhitefish Theatre Company210$71,21093
Backpack Assistance ProgramBackpack Assistance ProgramBackpack Assistance Program132$66,07550
FVCC FoundationFlathead Valley Community College FoundationFlathead Valley Community College Foundation123$65,61936
Glacier National Park ConservancyGlacier National Park ConservancyGlacier National Park Conservancy154$63,37561
Nate Chute FoundationNate Chute FoundationNate Chute Foundation246$60,13381
Shepherd’s HandShepherd's HandShepherd's Hand Free Clinic153$58,31046
Flathead Youth HomesFlathead Youth HomeFlathead Youth Homes133$52,93842
Whitefish Veterans Support TeamWhitefish Veterans Support TeamWhitefish Veterans Support Team51$52,26113
North Valley Hospital FoundationNorth Valley Hospital FoundationNorth Valley Hospital Foundation80$51,86715
Glacier Symphony & ChoraleGlacier Symphony & ChoraleGlacier Symphony and Chorale210$49,268110
CRYJCenter for Restorative Youth JusticeCenter for Restorative Youth Justice109$48,78037
Whitefish Lake InstituteWhitefish Lake InstituteWhitefish Lake Institute118$48,01543
Lighthouse Christian HomeLighthouse Christian HomeLighthouse Christian Home and Services73$46,58826
Flathead Land TrustFlathead Land TrustFlathead Land Trust136$44,80946
Project Whitefish KidsProject Whitefish KidsProject Whitefish Kids109$42,50137
Flathead Food BankFlathead Food BankFlathead Food Bank124$40,54852
Bob Marshall Wilderness FoundationBob Marshall Wilderness FoundationBob Marshall Wilderness Foundation221$40,49771
Montana Childrens Hospital.Montana Children's Medical Center FoundationMontana Children's Medical Center Foundation57$35,58914
Habitat for HumanityHabitat for Humanity of Flathead ValleyHabitat for Humanity of Flathead Valley112$35,13138
North West Montana Veterans Stand DownNorth West Montana Veterans Food PantryNorth West Montana Veterans Food Pantry85$34,01537
Whitefish Education FoundationWhitefish School District Education FoundationWhitefish School District Education Foundation110$33,30146
Stumptown Art StudioStumptown Art StudioStumptown Art Studio96$31,28732
Whitefish Rotary Charitable FundWhitefish Rotary Charitable FundWhitefish Rotary Charitable Fund70$29,86821
Glacier InstituteGlacier InstituteGlacier Institute82$29,56631
Glacier Nordic ClubGlacier Nordic ClubGlacier Nordic Club181$27,57680
Whitefish ReviewWhitefish ReviewWhitefish Review143$27,27949
Montana Conservation CorpsMontana Conservation CorpsMontana Conservation Corps94$25,55430
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flathead CountyBig Brothers Big Sisters NW MontanaBig Brothers Big Sisters121$25,10444
Flathead Area Mountain BikersFlathead Area Mountain BikersFlathead Area Mountain Bikers156$24,45967
Stumptown Ice DenStumptown Ice DenStumptown Ice Den60$23,35132
IntermountainIntermountain Children's ServicesIntermountain Children's Services66$22,49224
Hockaday Museum of ArtHockaday Museum of ArtHockaday Museum of Art77$22,00338
Whitefish Community FoundationWhitefish Community FoundationWhitefish Community Foundation61$21,54818
Flathead Rapids Youth SoccerFlathead Rapids Youth SoccerFlathead Rapids Youth Soccer71$20,92730
Friends of the Flathead Avalanche CenterFriends of the Flathead Avalanche CenterFriends of the Flathead Avalanche Center121$20,89455
Nurturing CenterNurturing Center, TheThe Nurturing Center46$20,81717
Ravenwood Natural Science CenterRavenwood Natural Science CenterRavenwood Natural Science Center74$20,01126
Flathead Cancer Aid ServicesFlathead Cancer Aid ServicesFlathead Cancer Aid Services68$20,01024
Whitefish Community CenterWhitefish Community CenterWhitefish Community Center79$19,33233
Flathead Valley Ski Education FoundationFlathead Valley Ski Education FoundationFlathead Valley Ski Education Foundation46$16,55716
Flathead Audubon SocietyFlathead Audubon SocietyFlathead Audubon Society92$15,15639
Whitefish Library AssociationWhitefish Library AssociationWhitefish Library Association79$14,26029
Housing WhitefishHousing WhitefishHousing Whitefish45$8,22114

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