Immanuel Lutheran Communities Appoints Heidi Hickethier Foundation Director

March 27, 2019 / News / Tracy Bridges


March 27, 2019

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Tracy Bridges, Immanuel Lutheran Communities

Immanuel Lutheran Communities Appoints Heidi Hickethier Foundation Director

KALISPELL – Immanuel Lutheran Communities has appointed Heidi Hickethier Director of the Immanuel Foundation.

“Immanuel Lutheran Communities is pleased to welcome Heidi to head the Immanuel Foundation, she brings strong ties to the community to support our ministry of service to seniors in the Flathead Valley,” said CEO Jason Cronk.

Heidi came to the Immanuel Foundation from Flathead Valley Community College, where she served as the Director of Foundation Development and led fundraising efforts that supported scholarships, programs, and capital projects.

Heidi Hickethier holds a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) from Western Governor’s University and Bachelor’s in business administration and communications from the University of Montana Western.

Heidi is a native Montanan.  When not working, she enjoys the outdoors, music, art and spending time with her husband, Don, and their two daughters.

“I am thrilled to work in a community dedicated to supporting purposeful, vibrant lives for all seniors.  I look forward to using my business, relationship building and fundraising skillset to further this mission,” said Hickethier. To learn more about the Immanuel Foundation please contact us at 406-752-9243, or visit our website at

About The Immanuel Foundation

The Immanuel Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, was founded in 2018 to raise funds to serve the needs of seniors in Montana through Immanuel Lutheran Communities in Kalispell. Begun in 1957 as the Immanuel Lutheran Home, the community was founded as a ministry of area Lutheran congregations. It embraces residents, staff, and partners from all faith backgrounds, while maintaining an active relationship with its founding denomination. Being rooted in a faith tradition means that Immanuel sees its work as ministry. It views all Montana seniors as equally deserving of safe, secure homes in vibrant communities.  The Foundation is cultivating a community of philanthropy and raising charitable support for Montana’s seniors and those who care for them. For more information please contact 406-752-9243 or visit our website at

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