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May 4, 2021

Hoops for Hope Raises $11,500 for The Child Center

The 33rd annual Hoops for Hope tournament attracted 681 colleagues, clients and friends of the firm to support the 2021 Anders Charity of Choice, The Child Center. Heather Kemper of The Child Center joined Anders for a celebration lunch where a check for $11,500 was presented. “With the pandemic especially, it’s amazing the amount of support people give when they have one common mission,” said Kemper.

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. Anders tax partner Craig Campbell 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.

This year, the top 29 participants received prizes ranging from an Apple Watch to a weekend getaway at Live! by Loews and gift cards to local restaurants and breweries. Check out the 2021 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 Child Center

Dan Mudd, a tax partner at Anders, serves on the board and as treasurer for The Child Center and nominated the organization for our 2021 Charity of Choice. The Child Center is a child advocacy center (CAC) serving children and families in Northeast Missouri. A comprehensive, coordinated approach is taken in response to allegations of child sexual and physical abuse occurring in a 14 county service area. Learn more about The Child Center.

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