News & Events




BUCkle up for life funds rural outreach vehicle purchase


Each year when selecting the winner of NISSA’s prestigious “Mary Dore Heart of Gold Award” we consider many things.  Personal, professional, financial and other commitments are all considered as we determine the recipient.  This year it was as easy choice.  Suzanna has been volunteering with NISSA for 8 years …

Katie currently works full-time as a Service Coordinator for the Idaho Infant Toddler Program, serving families and children across Coeur d’ Alene. She has been with ITP for two and a half years. Katie also works for the United Way of North Idaho as a facilitator …

Liz selected to serve  ASTM recommendations teams 


NISSA Executive Director, Liz Montgomery, has been asked join 3 ASTM recommnedation making committees.  The ASTM is  is an international standards organization that develops and publishes voluntary consensus technical standards for a wide range of materials, products, systems, and services.  Liz will be working on infant sleep products.

Brian wins “Hero” award from state of idaho


This year in Sun Valley, Idaho at the Idaho Child Passenger Safety Program’s Tech Update, Safe Start Director, Brian Rauscher, was surprised with a HERO award from state coordinator, Carma McKinnon.  The award was present to Brian in recognition of all the accomplishments Safe Start was able to make in 2022!




Bank cda presents:  Night Under the Stars 2022

An amazing night for an incredible organization.  

For table purchases please call 208.557.4371


Date : August 10th, 2022
Time : 5:00 PM - 9 PM
Elk Point Estates, 4176 E Potlatch hill road, CDA, ID
Event : Fundraiser, Dinner, auction, live music
NUTS event

Will you join us for a beautiful evening under the stars presented by bank cda? Open seating tickets are now on sale! If you would like reserved seating, message me about purchasing a table for 8 guests. All tickets include a delicious meal from Drummin Up BBQ, complimentary beer and wine sponsored by Lancaster Market, desert sponsored by Next Gen Electric, sound sponsors by Mustang Productions and the incredible talents of Luke Yates! YOU do not want to miss the best event of the year! Remember…tickets ALWAYS sell out so grab your today. We are also needing a few other sponsors for the evening, silent and live auction donations- please message me if you would like to help us out. Thank you for your continued love and support to ensure every child celebrates their first birthday and beyond free from accidental death and injury




Run for the Angels 2022

5k Memorial Run/Walk & Family Day


Date : October 8th, 2022
Time : 11 Am to 3 PM
McEuen Park, 420 E Front Ave, CDA, ID
Event : Memorial Event, awareness, support

Join us at McEuen Park in beautiful downtown CDA for our 10th annual Run for the Angels 5k.   The event opens at 11 AM and features “Memory Lane” where you can send a message to an angel, create a personalized luminary and much more.  The remembrance ceremony starts at 1 with the 5k run/walk to follow.  If you’d like to have your child included in this year’s ceremony please call Liz at 208.557.4371.