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Late in 2007 Don Harpst and his wife, Alice, challenged the McCook Community Foundation Fund to raise $75,000 by December 31, 2007. If successful, the Harpsts promised to donate an additional $25,000.
The Fund Advisory Committee visited with members of the community asking them to become Founders at the $1,000 level. All together the campaign produced $137,817. All but $4,000 is for an unrestricted endowment.
Tom and Cynthia Olson of Lisco established a donor-advised fund through NCF with a gift of more than $100,000 in 2006. They wanted to get Garden County in western Nebraska growing again, and NCF’s message of rekindling hope through HomeTown Competitiveness inspired them. They started using their charitable dollars to support homegrown prosperity.Read more →