Fundraising Has Never Been This Fun!
Home > About > Blog > Fundraising Has Never Been This Fun!

Visit Uvalde County - Blog

Volunteer River Clean-Up
of

Fundraising Has Never Been This Fun!

Gone are the days of car-washes and plate sales as means of fundraising. Waffle Raffles and Raffle Tickets require donation collection and calling everyone you know, kindly convincing them to support your cause by buying and donating. What if we told you that we have a fundraising opportunity that is fun, and helps the environment all at the same time??
Texas Hill Country River Region proudly offers groups of volunteers the opportunity to clean the Sabinal, Nueces, or Frio River, as a fundraiser. These groups schedule a clean-up date with the staff members officed in the Uvalde County Visitors Center, in Concan. Waivers are signed, clean-up supplies and t-shirts are passed out, and the group is on their way. They are shuttled to a specified drop off location, where the volunteer team will hop in a tube in search of trash. Rapids and swimming holes, pop up in the Cypress Tree lined float trails, making the event more fun than it is, work. Sunshine and smiles are ever present while volunteers fill the yellow Up 2 U bags, that are seen at most local rental company offices and souvenir shops. Trash bags are sifted through, and cans are recycled by more, local volunteers; making this a holistic approach to beautifying our River Region.
These volunteer groups can be as large or small in number as possible, and the trip can be as long as time allows. Each volunteer raises a hearty $10 per hour of clean-up, to be donated to the charity of their choosing.
If you would like to participate in our Volunteer River Clean-up, but don't have a particular non-profit in mind, the following is a list of some of our local and regional non-profits who would greatly appreciate your donation! We are happy to send your donation to any 501(c)3 of your choosing. Please contact us through email at info@visituvaldecounty.com, or by calling 830-232-4310 to schedule a clean-up date. Please contact us as well, if you are interested in adding your charity to this list.
of
of
Non-Profit: Address: Website:
Concan Volunteer Fire Department 1 Mariposa Street, Concan, Tx 78838 https://www.facebook.com/Concanfd/
St. Henry De Osso Family Project 114 E. Nopal, Uvalde, Tx 78801 http://www.sthenrydeossofamilyproject.org/
Uvalde Friends of Hospice 124 S. Getty St. Uvalde Tx 78801 http://friendsofhospicethriftshop.webs.com/
Leakey ISD Football Program 429 US Hwy 83, Leakey, Tx 78873 http://www.leakeyisd.net/
Luv Ya Uvalde Organization 333 Cummings Street, Uvalde, TX 78801 https://www.facebook.com/Luvyauvalde/
Uvalde Chili Peppers 828 Maple Street, Uvalde TX 78801 https://www.facebook.com/chilipeppersuvalde/notifi...
Cerveceros 4931 Ali Avenue #4, San Antonio TX 78229 https://www.sanantoniocerveceros.org/
Operation Comfort 4900 Broadway Suite 100, San Antonio, Texas 78209
http://operationcomfort.org/
Bluebonnet Children's Center 1901 Avenue I, Hondo, TX 78861 http://bcactx.org/
Fitness Without Borders 5050 Laguna Blvd. Suite 112-523, Elk Grove, CA 95758 http://www.fitnesswithoutborders.org/
Humane Society of Uvalde P.O. Box 1650, Uvalde, Tx 78802 http://www.hsuvalde.com/
Hill Country MHDDC 328 Crystal City Hwy, Uvalde, TX 78801 http://www.hillcountry.org/
Uvalde Grand Opera House 104 W. North Street, Uvalde, Tx 78801 http://www.uvaldeoperahouse.org/
Tomas Valle American Legion P.O. Box 936, Uvalde, Tx 78802 http://www.amlegpost479uvaldetx.com/
Uvalde High School Project Graduation 1 Coyote Trail, Uvalde, Tx 78801 http://uhs.uvaldecisd.net/
El Progreso Memorial Library 301 W. Main Street, Uvalde, Tx 78801 http://www.elprogreso.org/
Kate Marmion Ride to Radiation P.O. Box 900, Uvalde, Tx 78802 https://www.givegab.com/nonprofits/kate-marmion-ri...
Uvalde HOTT Days 828 Maple Street, Uvalde, Tx 78801 https://www.facebook.com/HOTTDays/

Dalton Elementary PTO 600 N. Fourth Street, Uvalde, Tx 78801 http://dalton.uvaldecisd.net/
Anthon Elementary PTO 224 N. Benson Rd., Uvalde, Tx 78801 http://anthon.uvaldecisd.net/
Batesville School PTO 496 Garden St, Batesville, TX 78829 http://batesville.uvaldecisd.net/
Robb PTO 715 Old Carrizo Rd, Uvalde, TX 78801 http://robb.uvaldecisd.net/

UHS Theater Dept. / Drama Club 1 Coyote Trail, Uvalde, Tx 78801 http://uhsdrama.blogspot.com/
Holy Name Society http://www.nahns.com/Website/HolyNamePledge.htm
UHS Hi Steppers 1 Coyote Trail, Uvalde, Tx 78801 http://uhs.uvaldecisd.net/students/clubs-actvities
UHS Spanish Club 1 Coyote Trail, Uvalde, Tx 78801 http://uhs.uvaldecisd.net/students/clubs-actvities
Knippa Senior Class 100 Kessler St, Knippa, TX 78870 http://www.knippaisd.net/
SWTJC Rad Tech Club 2401 Garner Field Road, Uvalde, Tx 78801 http://www.swtjc.net/academics/programs-and-degree...
of
Back to
Top
< Back
X