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Solutions and stories related to bolstering quality healthcare, preventative care resources, and local initiatives that support healthy lifestyles.

Story With New Bike Fleet, Lander Middle School Rides Toward “Fitness For a Lifetime”

Physical education teachers at Lander Middle School are designing a curriculum that gives kids free access to mountain bikes. To make that happen, they needed bikes—and they turned to the LOR Foundation for help.

Solution New Safety Plans Will Keep Taos Locals Safe During Public Events
Local Champion:
Taos County Chamber of Commerce
Date funded:
December 2, 2022
Grant Amount:
$2,000
Solution Monte Vista Teachers With More Online Courses Benefit From Ergonomic Chairs
Local Champion:
Byron Syring DELTA Center
Date funded:
December 1, 2022
Grant Amount:
$4,000
Solution A Voucher Program Helps Libby Wrestlers Hit the Mat
Local Champion:
Cabinet Mountain Elite Wrestling Club
Date funded:
October 7, 2022
Grant Amount:
$9,600
Solution Libby Aims to End Future Tragedies with Teen Mental Health First Aid Training
Local Champion:
Lincoln County Unite For Youth
Date funded:
November 14, 2022
Grant Amount:
$25,000
Solution Bill Metz Elementary Teachers Combat Burnout With New Revitalization Space
Local Champion:
Bill Metz Elementary
Date funded:
October 28, 2022
Grant Amount:
$8,600
Story New Radios Help Libby Search and Rescue Team Stay Connected

When a local boy went missing, volunteer rescuers in Libby, Montana, leapt into action. Unfortunately, their radios—stymied by the area's challenging terrain did not—and the team struggled to communicate. Not anymore, though.

Solution Libby’s Koats for Kids Program Gets a Much-Needed Boost
Local Champion:
Kiwanis Foundation of Montana
Date funded:
October 21, 2022
Grant Amount:
$10,000
Solution Local Volunteer Makes Lander Youth Healthy, Allergen-Free Sunday Meals
Local Champion:
Covenant Presbyterian Church
Date funded:
October 21, 2021
Grant Amount:
$1,020
Solution The Rx to Save Libby’s Medical Supply Loan Closet? A Little More Elbow Room
Local Champion:
Senior Citizens of Lincoln County
Date funded:
October 17, 2022
Grant Amount:
$9,555

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