This May 3rd – 4th, over a thousand friends and supporters of Elizabeth Toon Charities gathered together for a two-day Concert and Shootout to raise funds for children in need across North Texas. Known for surprising concert goers with live performances from some of today’s hottest country talent, Elizabeth Toon Charities wowed its audience on May 3rd with country music all-star, Aaron Watson. Past performers have included Jack Ingram, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Wade Bowen and Pat Green. Despite a rainy start on May 4th, over XX teams came out to The Dallas Gun Club for Elizabeth Toon Charities’ highly anticipated annual shootout.
The two-day fundraising event raised over $600,000 for the charities selected as this years’ beneficiaries. The 2018 beneficiaries include: Bachman Lake Together, Baylor Health, Children’s Craniofacial Association, Clayton Dabney for Kids with Cancer, Cook Children’s, Dallas Casa, Family Gateway, Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support, It’s a Sensory World, Mercy Street, New Friends New Life, Northern Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation, Rays of Light and Voice of Hope. In addition to Elizabeth Toon Charities Partner Charities, which include; Camp John Marc, Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center, The Ashford Rise School of Dallas and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.
“We are so grateful for the supporters and friends who have played an active role in growing the impact that Elizabeth Toon Charities has made over the past twelve years,” says Carrie Rowling, Co-Executive Director of Elizabeth Toon Charities. “Now in our second decade, our goal is to continue to foster these relationships as we seek to raise awareness for even more organizations across North Texas that need our support.”
Since its founding in 2006, Elizabeth Toon Charities has benefitted 83 organizations across North Texas and raised nearly $6 Million. Each year, Elizabeth Toon Charities receives support from over 100 sponsors, including JLL, Lincoln Property and Sewell Automotive.
About Elizabeth Toon Charities:
Founded in 2006, Elizabeth Toon Charities is a Christian-based 501(c) (3) organization dedicated to serving children in need and their families throughout Texas. The organization was inspired by the faith, hope and love of Elizabeth Toon. Visit our new website, ElizabethToonCharities.org to learn more.