The 31st annual Hoops for Hope tournament drew in a record-breaking 733 brackets to support the 2018 Anders Charity of Choice, Angels’ Arms. Staff at Angels’ Arms joined Anders for a celebration lunch where a check for $15,075 was presented to Angels’ Arms.
About Hoops for Hope
Hoops for Hope, 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 30 bracket winners received a prize donated by sponsors, ranging from an Apple HomePod to a weekend getaway at the Lake of the Ozarks and gift cards to local restaurants and breweries.
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 Angels’ Arms
Angels’ Arms is a local organization dedicated to providing and supporting loving homes for foster children by keeping brothers and sisters together within a nurturing family until a forever home is found. In existence since 2000, Angels’ Arms has changed the lives of over 400 children, including over 100 sibling groups, by providing them with a loving home and allowing them to thrive in a happy, functional family setting. Learn more about Angels’ Arms.All Insights