Local law enforcement in the San Antonio area will occupy the rooftop of the Shipley Do-Nuts location at 1019 W. Bitters Rd., San Antonio, TX, Friday, April 10 – Sunday, April 12 from 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. each day to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics Texas (SOTX).
Grab breakfast during those hours and tip local police officers for their dedicated effort to support SOTX athletes. All proceeds will go on to provide programming for more than 9,300 SOTX athletes in the San Antonio area.
Contributions can be made via cash, check or credit card. For more information, contact Anna Twitty (firstname.lastname@example.org) at 210.530.9898.
About the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR)
The Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) is Special Olympics' largest grass-roots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle. In Texas, the Law Enforcement Torch Run began in 1985 and had grown to become one of the largest in the nation. In the last decade, Torch Run has contributed over $11 million through the dedication of thousands of law enforcement personnel fundraising on behalf of SOTX. The support provided by this dedicated group has contributed greatly to programs in local communities, which involve more than 53,400 athletes with intellectual disabilities throughout the state.
About Special Olympics Texas
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) is a privately funded non-profit organization that changes lives through the power of sport by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect. SOTX provides continuing opportunities for more than 51,300 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the Lone Star State to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship. To learn more, visit www.specialolympicstexas.org or call 800.876.5646. Engage with us on: Twitter @SOTexas;fb.com/SpecialOlympicsTX; youtube.com/specialolympicstexas. Visit the SOTX-San Antonio Area Facebook page at fb.com/SOTX20.
Coca-Cola Refreshments, Food Town, H-E-B Tournament of Champions,
Law Enforcement Torch Run, Sam’s Club and Walmart