We are never truly happy until we try to brighten the lives of others.

— Helen Keller (1880-1968)

To help us provide assistance to the Romanian elderly poor or to the schools and desperately poor in Namibia, please make checks payable to IDEA Foundation and send your contribution to:

The IDEA Foundation
6327-C SW Capitol Highway
Suite 260
Portland, OR 97239

All contributions are tax-deductible. 

If you have questions about the Foundation’s activities, you may contact us at [503] 245-5943 or

It’s not just what you’re born with, but what you choose to bear;
It’s not how large your share is, but how much you can share;
And it’s not the fights you dream of, but those you really fought;
It’s not just what you’re given, it’s what you do with what you’ve got.

— Si Kahn