All Funds Raised Will Support Underserved Youth in North Texas!
ARLINGTON, Texas – The Cotton Bowl Foundation announced today that all funds raised on North Texas Giving Day on September 19th will go to support the grants distributed by the Cotton Bowl Foundation annually to organizations that help underserved youth in North Texas.
“Our mission is to serve the communities associated with the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic,” Rick Baker, Cotton Bowl Foundation President said. “The Foundation’s vision, channeled through the great sport of football, is to make an impact on those that play the game, attend the game and support the game.”
Donors are encouraged to visit the Cotton Bowl Foundation’s website on North Texas Giving Day… www.cottonbowlfoundation.org. The first $12,000 raised will be matched by the Cotton Bowl staff.
North Texas Giving Day is run by the Communities Foundation of Texas and is an 18-hour online giving day for nonprofits. Last year, the event raised over $39 million for 2,700+ local nonprofits. North Texas Giving Day is the largest community-wide giving event in the country.
Last year, the Foundation made $225,000 in grants to tremendous organizations in North Texas, including Mission Arlington, St. Philip’s School and Community Center, Communities in Schools Dallas Region, Education Opens Doors, Teaching Trust and Urban Teachers.
Since the Cotton Bowl Foundation began awarding grants in 2016, the Foundation has given nearly $750,000. The Cotton Bowl Foundation is the official foundation associated with the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic at AT&T Stadium.