$15,000 donation to foundation
The Poshard Foundation for Abused Children recently was honored with a $15,000 donation from the George A. Bates Memorial Foundation.
Dr. Michael Murray, a trustee for the foundation, presented the check to the founders of the Poshard Foundation, Glenn and Jo Poshard.
The Bates Foundation, located in Chicago, donates only to 501c3 charitable organizations. The three trustees of the foundation meet once a year to determine what charities to support.
Jo Poshard said the donation will go directly to children in need in Southern Illinois.
The Poshard Foundation for Abused Children can be contacted by mail at 700 Logan College Dr., Carterville, Ill. 62918-2500; or by phone at 618-985-2828, extension 8564.