The Sunderland Foundation gave The Community Foundation of the Ozarks (CFO) a $100,000 gift, the Ozarks Independent reports. In turn, the CFO has passed over $1 million in COVID-19 grants.
In its latest round of donations includes grants to the following:
- Boys & Girls Club of Springfield for food, supplies and virtual programming opportunities.
- O-STEAM to support the use of 3D printers to make face shields for emergency workers.
- People Helping People for food pantry expenses.
- Shepherd’s Nook Food Pantry for food pantry expenses.
- Ministerial Alliance of the Hermann Area to assist low-income families with COVID-19 emergency expenses.
- Mountain Grove Love Food Center for food distribution.
- NAMI for virtual support-group expenses and mental health responders.
The Sutherland Foundation was established in 1945 by Lester T. Sunderland, who served as the president of Ash Grove Cement Co. for 33 years.