Cope Domestic Violence Agency is in fundraising mode and the public can be involved in the Courtyard Campaign. COPE Executive Director Judy Kile said their regular fundraising activities were canceled because of the pandemic, so they had to think outside the box….


COPE is currently conducting an online auction through Kile said you have an opportunity to bid on several items that have been donated to COPE….


You can also bid on a ride in a Laclede County Deputy Sheriff’s Car. To bid on the items go to and in the search bar type in COPE. On the same page, you will find an opportunity to purchase blocks to help build a new courtyard fence at the COPE House. The COPE online auction will end on October 30th.