Cozart House Fire Recovery Fund

On Dec. 31, 2017, the Cozart family lost their home, barn, and all their belongings and professional equipment in a devastating fire.  The Cozart family are dear friends who have always been there for many people throughout the years. Unfortunately, they did not have insurance, so this is a profound loss. We believe the estimated loss could exceed $145,000. This total of $145K is based on estimate of the house ($75K), barn ($30K), professional equipment ($10K), and other items such as clothing, furniture, appliances, and household items ($30K).

It’s a long recovery road ahead for the Cozarts!..Howard lost his tools for his small job contractor business. Laura is a Deaf Interpreter/Educator and she lost all her books, supplies, etc to help her develop lesson plans for her students/families. Their daughter Elizabeth just graduated from college and starts her new job next week. Their son Gabriel is in college studying music and lost his instruments and lap top. He is going to school to be a music teacher. Their son Matt lost all his clothes, shoes, and all personal effects. Their faith is caring them through this very difficult time and the love they have felt from the community, church members, and friends have been a blessing. We appreciate any help whether it be large or small.

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Donations

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  • Galina Matveeva 
    • $15 
    • 38 mos
  • Douglas & Courtney Brock 
    • $25 
    • 38 mos
  • Marie Rodriguez  
    • $100 
    • 38 mos
  • Rebekah Hallier 
    • $500 
    • 39 mos
  • Eric Baker 
    • $50 
    • 39 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Kim Morgan 
Organizer
Independence, MO
Laura Cozart 
Beneficiary
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