Fry Healthcare Foundation

Fry Healthcare FoundationMission Statement: The mission of the Fry Healthcare Foundation is to serve as a non-profit agency dedicated to collecting and dispersing funds, goods, and services to meet the ongoing needs of Boundary Community Hospital and Extended Care Facility. The Foundation recognizes the need for networking life-long healthcare facilities and services in a rural county such as ours. The Foundation assists individuals and organizations wanting to support and contribute to our healthcare facilities whether it is financially or in kind (time and effort). Gifts received by the Foundation are used to purchase state-of-the-art medical equipment, finance facility construction and renovation, and fund ongoing programs and services at the hospital.

Contact us at (208) 267-6912 or email


Currently, Fry Healthcare Foundation is incorporated in the State of Idaho Code under Section 501(c) (3) of Internal Revenue Code. It is composed of a nine member Board of Directors with ex-officio representation from the hospital and community.

2017/2018 Board of Directors
Carol Julian, President
Teresa Rae, Vice President
Janis Kerby, Secretary
Jenny Fessler, Treasurer
Directors: Phyllis Karnes, Elaine Morgan, Blanche Studer, Kevin Callos, Linda Hiatt
Ex-Officio Members: Craig Johnson, BCH CEO; Lauren Kuczka, BCH Marketing Director

The Foundation’s founding members include: John Brussman, Jim Burkholder, Jr., Marion Davidson, Bill Florea, Helen Marx, Bill McClintock, Eula Sims, Larry Nelson, Ben Studer and Pete Wilson.

Each year the foundation has two major fundraising events – the Festival of Hearts in February and a Golf Tournament in June.

The Fry Healthcare Foundation and our community have raised $1.2 Million to benefit the hospital over the past 21 years. Thank you to the community for your continued support of the Foundation and its fundraising efforts on behalf of Boundary Community Hospital.

Individuals, groups and organizations interested in or participating with the Foundation in any manner are asked to contact any member of the foundation or the Hospital Administrator.

Fry Healthcare Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization  – Tax ID#82-0465538

Annual Fund Raising Events:






Kootenai River Inn, Bonners Ferry, Idaho
Save the Date:  Saturday, February 10, 2018
Festival of Hearts 2017

Annual Golf Tournament 

The Fry Healthcare Foundation’s annual Golf Tournament fundraiser will be the Friday after Labor Day each year at Mirror Lake Golf Course in Bonners Ferry.

2018 Golf Tournament Friday, September 7, 2018

2017 Golf Tournament Recap
2016 Golf Tournament Recap 
2015 Golf Tournament Recap




 In the News

Festival of Hearts The Beat Goes On – May 2017
Veryl Lindsay Fund Donation Received – June 2016
Mobile Ultrasound – Newest Tool in the Emergency Department – April 2016