FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : November 08, 2017
HOUSTON – Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) has been awarded a grant in the amount of $10,000 from the Albert and Ethel Herzstein Charitable Foundation to help fund training, competitions and programming for athletes in the Greater Houston Area, which serves 9,889 children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Since 2001, the Albert and Ethel Herzstein Charitable Foundation has awarded SOTX $133,00 in research grants and grants to support athletes in the Greater Houston area.
SOTX offers sports competition and training in 22 Olympic-style sports for 58,333 athletes across the Lone Star State. The nonprofit organization also offers other types of programming such as its Young Athletes Program, Motor Activities Training Program, Unified Champion Schools and Healthy Athletes. More information on these can be found at www.sotx.org/programs.
For more information about SOTX programming in the Greater Houston Area, contact Renee Klovenski (firstname.lastname@example.org) at 713-290-0049.
Steve Helm – Public Relations Coordinator, Special Olympics Texas
800.876.5646, ext. 2925 (office); 267.421.3911 (cell – media only); email@example.com
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 58,800 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.