SOTX Athletes in El Paso Receive Grant From Edith Zanker Fund

It was an opportunity through the El Paso Community Foundation.


El Paso, TEXAS - Special Olympics Texas -- El Paso area was honored to receive a $1,000 grant from the Edith S. Zanker Memorial Park School, Inc Fund. This grant supports individuals with intellectual disabilities. It was an opportunity through the El Paso Community Foundation to support local-level programs in El Paso. 

About the El Paso Community Foundation

Founded in 1977 as a permanent endowment for El Paso and the surrounding borderland region, the El Paso Community Foundation provides grants and scholarships, manages charitable funds, and connects the community to information and resources. The Community Foundation has given back more than $249 million to a wide variety of organizations and projects in education, health, human services, arts, environment, and animals.


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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 or call 800.876.5646.  Engage with us on: Twitter @SOTexas;;