A Nonprofit Corporation

The Shoshone Medical Center Foundation was organized in 1990 according to Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code as a non-profit corporation. Its purpose is to benefit Shoshone Medical Center and the community it serves by coordinating all fund development programs, receiving estate bequests, donation, gifts, and administering and disbursing funds received.

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The Shoshone Medical Center Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization committed to obtaining funding to help meet the healthcare needs of the Silver Valley by providing equipment, services, and education to Shoshone Medical Center and the community it serves.


The purpose of the Foundation is two-fold; first, it encourages and supports area students to pursue careers in health-related fields by offering scholarships to Silver Valley high school graduates as well as to current SMC employees. Second, it provides a way for you to become involved in supporting your local hospital and community through bequests, memorials, and donations. All gifts are tax-deductible due to the 501(c)3 status. Donations of any amount are always welcome and may be forwarded to:

SMC Foundation

Attn: Sarah Murphy
25 Jacobs Gulch
Kellogg, ID 83837


The Foundation Board meets the third Wednesday of every month (excluding July and December) at 12:15 in Classroom One at SMC. This is an open meeting and guests are always welcome to attend. We are always looking for new volunteers to help with any one of our many fundraising and community engaging events! Contact Sarah Murphy to donate time 509.768.1670

Scholarships are offered to Silver Valley students who are continuing their education in a health related field. The Joan Head Scholarship fund was begun in 2017 to benefit SMC employees who are pursuing further education in health care.

Download the Scholarship Application

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The SMC Foundation hosts and supports multiple events throughout the year.

Healthcare Careers Day Kellogg, March 27 1pm.

Healthcare Careers Day Wallace,  March 30 11am.

High School Scholarship Application deadline, April 16th.

22nd Annual Charity Golf Classic, Pinehurst Golf Course, May 12th 3pm.

55+ Health Fair, SMC Community Outreach Center, Pinehurst, May 30th.

Summer Wine (See Below)

Climb for Clues Stair Climb, Wallace Historic Stairs, August 18th.

Kid’s Health Fair, Shoshone Wellness Center, Smelterville, September 15th

Summer Wine” is North Idaho’s premier fundraising event supporting the SMC Foundation in their mission to obtain funds to meet the healthcare needs of the Silver Valley. The limited seating affair consists of wine and micro-brew tasting, live and silent auctions as well as live music. The 2018 event will be held Thursday, July 19th at the SMC Community Outreach Center overlooking the beautiful Pinehurst Golf Course.


The Loving Tree program received gifts throughout the year as memorials or to honor special people or events. The name of the person honored is placed on the Loving Tree plaque located in the main lobby of the hospital. The beautiful Hospital Donor Wall which was commissioned for the hospital when it was built and recognizes and memorializes gifts of $1,000 or more. Donations made in the honor of a loved one in the amount of $100 or more will be placed on the Loving Tree wall near the waiting area of SMC.

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