FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 3, 2012
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Today the Texas Gay Rodeo Association announces upcoming charity donation distributions from 2011 fund raising efforts to be in excess of $62,000. These funds will be dispersed to over fifteen 501(c)3 organizations throughout Texas in the coming weeks. Charity groups receiving the designated money range from GLBT Youth support, Food Banks, HIV/AIDS services, Women’s outreach and Housing assistance. These monies are in addition to nearly $20,000 which has already been distributed to charity during the course of 2011 which adds up to a total of over $82,000.
The five chapters which make up TGRA include Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio. Members of each chapter selected charities within their city to receive funds raised by local efforts. TGRA is a Texas non-profit 501 C 3 corporation dedicated to elevating the image of women and men in the field of rodeo. The organizations’ purposes are to promote and stage an annual rodeo in Texas, to encourage the participation of its members in western-related events and to engage in charitable activities.
In the twenty nine year history of TGRA, the organization has donated more than $2,500,000 to Texas charities.
Contact: Randy Edlin
Phone: (512) 461-6203