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The mission of the Collie Edison & Willie T. Coats Foundation is to promote, build, and educate neighborhoods to facilitate growth, developing awareness, and supporting community involvement.
The beginning of the Collie and Willie Tee Coats legacy began on May 23, 1941 in Alamo, Georgia.  Collie was the son of Henry and Daisy Coats.  Willie Tee was the daughter of James Victor and Lillie Mae Turner.  Soon after their marriage, they moved to Miami, Florida, where they raised 17 children: 10 sons, 4 daughters, and 3 adoring nieces.  Collie worked as a construction worker throughout South Florida; Willie Tee was a homemaker, PTA parent, missionary/Sunday school teacher, and a neighborhood mother known affectionately as “Muh.”  The caring and giving family they raised developed into a network of people.
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The Community Service Fund is used to assist with everyday needs request.  These request include: bus passes, grocery gift cards, assistance with temporary emergency housing (limit 2 to 5 days).  These requests are limited in quantity and are not intended for a permanent solution, but as a temporary measure until more permanent solutions can be...
CWC Foundation handmade over 2000 face masks for children going back to school and adults.
 
CWC Foundation has been donating food to the veterans all August 2020  
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