United Heritage Charity Foundation Auto Raffle raises $65,887

AUSTIN, Texas (July 14, 2015) – As a result of its fifth annual Auto Raffle for charity, the United Heritage Charity Foundation, Austin, Texas, raised $65,887. On Friday, June 26, 2015, Grady Bell from The Woodlands, Texas won a new 2015 Honda Civic LX Sedan from Howdy Honda of Austin, Texas. The $1.00 winning ticket was purchased through the United Heritage Charity Foundation’s website and randomly drawn at an event held at Howdy Honda.

Proceeds from the Auto Raffle benefit local charities supported by the United Heritage Charity Foundation. A total of $266,481 has been raised for charity in the first five years of the Auto Raffle.

The United Heritage Charity Foundation Chairman, May Lofgreen states, “The United Heritage Charity Foundation is appreciative and excited by the support received during the 2015 Auto Raffle. Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets and contributed to the Auto Raffle’s continued success. Because of your support, the Charity Foundation is consistently able to achieve its fundamental goal – providing assistance to deserving organizations that make a difference in our communities.”

Special thanks to Howdy Honda for their partnership in the donation of the 2015 Honda Civic LX Sedan. Because of their support and the funds raised through this year’s Auto Raffle, the Charity Foundation can continue its work with local organizations to positively impact the communities it serves.

The United Heritage Charity Foundation was established in 2003 as a means to provide ongoing support to charitable projects. Since its inception, the United Heritage Charity Foundation has distributed more than $1,242,613 to local organizations including Austin Children’s Shelter, Capital Area Food Bank, CASA of Travis County and Central Texas, Dell Children’s Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas and Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation.


About United Heritage Charity Foundation

Founded in 2003, the United Heritage Charity Foundation was developed as a 501(c)(3) to support projects and organizations within local communities and, since its inception, has distributed over $1.2 million. The Charity Foundation’s goals are to support participation in events that make communities a better place to live, work and attend school; support education initiatives and medical research; better the lives of sick and neglected children and their families during their times of need; and establish a presence in the community.

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