Willard Charitable Foundation reaches Cooper Challenge goal

Congratulations to the Willard Charitable Foundation for meeting their goal of raising $30,300 as part of the Harry Cooper Supply Company Campaign for the Ozarks. This money was matched dollar-for-dollar through the Cooper Campaign. Dr. Julie Leeth from the Community Foundation of the Ozarks, presented a check for $30,300 for the matching funds on Saturday, November 8, 2008 at the Foundation’s Harvest Gathering (pictured above).

The 37 affiliates involved in the Cooper Campaign have raised more than $600,000 toward the $1 million challenge. Eight affiliates have met their goal and others are just inches away. The Harry Cooper Supply Company Campaign for the Ozarks, designed to build and strengthen the community-based philanthropy efforts of affiliate community foundations. CFO has made available a matching grant made possible by the generosity of the Harry Cooper Supply Company. Each affiliate set its own target, with fundraising goals ranging from $10,000 to $30,300. Catch the latest news on the Coooper Campaign here.