PLACE Landscape Architecture has an ongoing commitment to supporting charitable causes with our time and creative contributions. Whether it is through grant preparation support, feasibility narratives, site planning, or design, PLACE LA is proud to maintain an active role in our clients’ endeavors to make the world a better place. Please take a moment to learn more about these charitable organizations, and consider supporting them in your own way. Thank you.


Spring of Hope International

Spring of Hope International (SOHI) is a 501.C3 non-profit organization dedicated to improving living conditions and promoting Christian spiritual growth among the poorest-of the-poor in rural Kenya. SOHI was founded in 2008 by native Kenyan, David Opap, who, being raised in the area, has an intimate first-hand knowledge of the region, culture, and challenges facing these people. Since its inception, SOHI has partnered with the proud and hard-working people in this rural Kenyan community empowering them to improve their living conditions.Camp


Embrace Washington

Embrace Washington is committed to providing, caring, and supporting children in foster care within our community.  They do this by raising awareness of vulnerable children's needs, identify how to meet those needs by connecting individuals and organizations with a heart to serve the foster care community. 


Sandpoint Area Seniors

The mission of the Sandpoint Area Seniors, Inc. is to provide all senior citizens over the age of 50 years with nutritional meals and to serve as a gathering place and informational site for social, recreational, and wellness programs.


Four Echoes

Camp Four Echoes is a Girl Scout camp located on the wooded shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene. The camp offers programs include sailing, windsurfing, swimming, canoeing, arts & crafts, hiking, dramatics, archery, outdoor skills, STEM, and leadership courses. They incorporate girl planning in all aspects of their program.


The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army assess the needs of each community in which they serve. They work to understand the obstacles, hardships, and challenges native to the area's particular population. They build local programs designed to offer immediate relief, short-term care, and long-term growth in the areas that will best benefit the community. They also offer local programs to the community, working to continually optimize their efficacy via spiritual, physical, and emotional service.


Casey McKern’s Pay It Forward

Since the Pay It Forward charity was formed, the organization has assisted individuals facing challenges with a primary focus on assisting and supporting those with spinal cord injuries (SCI).