MISSION & HISTORY.
C.O.T.E.R. is an administrative, programmatic and fiscally sound proactive institution, which takes leadership on a local, statewide and national level. In doing so, we serve as a major anchor for supporting and developing funding initiatives that facilitate the positive growth and development of the Black community. These progressive initiatives promote change and community ownership.
A Way Out and Anna's house are partnership programs also focused on community enrichment .Through education ,emergency housing, mentorship programs and Toy Drives the organization has managed to become a pillar in the DFW metroplex for under resourced communities.
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We have several upcoming projects that need volunteers and funding to serve the many people we do. There is never a better time to take action. Take a look at some of our projects and feel free to contact us to on what interests you the most. We would love to collaborate with you on making an impactful difference.
EVENT GALA for K.I.D.S
Each year Anna’s House Sponsors an After 5 Gala. This Gala is one of our largest fundraisers. Our sponsors are able to invite guest and hear stories from the families who have benefited from Anna’s House. Keynote speakers help convey the cause. Vendor Booths and a Silent Auction top of the evening. Guest are able to dine and dance the night away and support our cause.
BACK TO SCHOOL DRIVE
Fort Worth TX
We are provide back to school supplies to many families facing financial difficulties especially during the pandemic's economic effects. Many children in low income neighborhoods cannot afford supplies to effectively learn like some of their peers in school. These stresses often
lead to other emotional and physical outcomes that may have long term effects. Join us in out mission to help provide school supplies for this demographic by donating to our Back To School Drives.
CHRISTMAS TOY DRIVE
Each year we provide toys to families in need through the support of individual doors and major sponsors. Starting in October we place our collection boxes in businesses such as Desperados, Dollar General and Title Max. Our key sponsor Dallas Margarita Society provides toys following their annual Margarita Ball. We held our first Business Mixer in 2019, this was a HUGE success. The event Sponsored by the Double Tree Hotel- Richardson yielded over 200 toys. After collection we distribute the toys at Kingsbridge Crossings- Dallas County housing and out annual Winter Wonderland Christmas Party held at the Richardson Civic Center. Through the efforts of our sponsors and donations we are able to make the Holidays brighter for hundreds of children each year