Hoops for Hope Raises $16,000 for the Saint Louis Crisis Nursery

The 32nd annual Hoops for Hope tournament attracted 640 colleagues, clients and friends of the firm to support the 2019 Anders Charity of Choice, the Saint Louis Crisis Nursery. Staff at the Crisis Nursery joined Anders for a celebration lunch where a check for $16,000 was presented.

About Hoops for Hope

Hoops for Hope, the annual Anders NCAA basketball pool draws participation from Anders clients, colleagues, referral sources and friends of the firm from all over the U.S. Craig Campbell, CPA, tax partner, started the pool and remains the organizer. He is assisted by a large contingent of Anders staff who set-up the online pool, market it and count the proceeds.

The top 26 bracket winners received a prize donated by sponsors, ranging from an Apple Watch to a weekend getaway at Chaumette Vineyards and gift cards to local restaurants and breweries. Check out the 2019 Hoops for Hope prize winners.

About the Charity of Choice Program

Each January, members of the firm vote on a Charity of Choice and work throughout the year to support the organization through Pick Me Up Carts, volunteer days, a shuffleboard tournament and other fundraising events. Hoops for Hope is the largest of those efforts. Read more about the Anders Charity of Choice program.

About the Saint Louis Crisis Nursery

The Saint Louis Crisis Nursery is an organization committed to preventing child abuse and neglect in our region. The not-for-profit organization provides a short-term, safe haven for about 6,500 children a year, birth through age 12, whose families face an emergency caused by illness, homelessness, domestic violence, or overwhelming parental stress. Since 1986 the Saint Louis Crisis Nursery has helped over 114,000 children. Learn more about the Saint Louis Crisis Nursery.