Thank You

We want to thank our sponsors and corporate donors. Without the support of our trusted and valued sponsors, we would not be able to continue our mission to help young people. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Frontier Behavioral Health
Geeks on Wheels
Hearn Brothers Printing
Missionary Chocolates
Office Depot
QPR Institute
RBC Wealth Management
Red Lion Foundation
Spokane Regional Health
Spokane Rotary 21
WA Trust Bank



Education is our constant goal. One way we are able to accomplish this goal is by acquiring books on at-risk issues and positive life skills through donations or discounts. We then donate these resources to schools, professionals, libraries, and families in need of such materials.


Our outreach program helps families with an attempted or completed suicide to prevent further loss, as well as other critical areas. The 235 families helped to date have been guided to get further counseling and given resource information to prevent further trauma and loss. We are continuing our work to educate on depression, anxiety, and other psychological disorders through the media and by promoting Dr. Quinnett's QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention. The program is offered in small classroom settings or online. For more information regarding QPR log onto In addition, SMILE is working to raise awareness regarding depression in supporting the NDSD (National Depression Screening Day), which is held in October. Look for regional testing sites and more information at NDSD’s web site


The following are the upcoming events/projects that need your support:
Providing Anti-Bullying Educational Grants to Washington & Oregon schools – We’ve helped over 120,000 students and staff ($750 helps one school)
Providing NEWESD 101 Grant: Trauma & Crisis Response, Reducing Truancy, Suicide Prevention for six regions & 59 school districts & Youth Mental Health First Aid Training in January 2021
Funding the Libby Project (22 years) - Artists work with over 500 students annually to increase and promote creativity, communication, cooperative learning, civility, and language skills ($100 educates 10 students)
Providing Grants to the Molalla River School District – Supporting STEM, Team Building & Anti-Bullying Projects (11 years) – focus on cooperative learning & problem solving ($100 educates 10 students)
Portland State University Annual Scholarship – Graduate Level Study of Affordable Housing Development
Supporting Annual Accredited Education to Teachers, Counselors, and Medical Professionals: education on suicide prevention, mental health issues, and implicit bias
Researching, Developing & Distributing Educational Materials to schools, families, counselors, medical professionals & The WSU Medical School – including Gluten Free cookbooks & Grieving Resource Guide ($2,000 per publication)
Support to Second Harvest to assist children facing food insecurity due to school closures in 2020 & 2021


The work done by SMILE is through highly experienced, dedicated professionals who volunteer their time to ensure that donations are maximized towards helping our youth become empowered and resilient.

Tax deductible donations can be made online or checks can be mailed to:  
SMILE - PO Box 30357, Spokane, WA  99223
Please consider long-term outcomes in estate planning.