CONROE, TX – That is the fifteenth 12 months for the Annual Duck Race benefiting Group Help Middle (CAC). The occasion returns to Massive Rivers Waterpark & Adventures on Saturday, September 24, 2022, with the geese heading down the lazy river at 10:00 am. Every $5 donation to undertake a duck makes a distinction in offering sources and fundamental wants help to struggling people and households proper right here in Montgomery County.
CAC has set a brand new objective to launch 10,000 rubber geese into the lazy river on occasion day the place the rubber geese will splash and bob their technique to the end line with one fortunate adoptive duck father or mother successful the Grand Prize of $2,500.00 in money, sponsored by Warranty Financial institution & Belief.
Different wonderful prizes embody the second place of $1,000.00 in money sponsored Texas First Financial institution, an Apple sequence 7 watch & AirPods Professional bundle, a Household 4 Pack Season Move to Massive Rivers Waterpark & Adventures via the 2023 season, and extra!
Households and people of all ages can get pleasure from a splashin’ nice time with swimming, actions and naturally – the DUCK RACE with the acquisition of park entrance tickets or chances are you’ll watch the race on Fb Stay! Members should not have to be current to win.
Proceeds from this fun-filled, “quacktacular” particular occasion will assist CAC packages which give rapid fundamental wants providers and monetary help with lease and mortgage, utilities, meals, clothes, emergency shelter vouchers, prescriptions, again to highschool help, transportation vouchers, training, and catastrophe restoration. CAC has served residents of Montgomery County for over 41 years, selling long run options and stability for our Montgomery County neighbors experiencing monetary hardships.
CAC is thrilled to have the beneficiant assist from our occasion sponsors together with Presenting Sponsor, Massive Rivers Waterpark & Adventures and CAC’s Group In Motion Annual Sponsors which embody: Burns & McDonnell, Entergy Texas, Buddies of CAC, Linde, McOmber Ranch, The Tripathy Household, Waste Connections, Wiesner Buick GMC Hyundai, Woodforest Nationwide Financial institution, and Zters Web site Providers.
Mighty Duck Sponsors- James & Janet Stilwell and John & Debbie Templet; Quacker Again Sponsors- Braintek, Buckalew Chevrolet, Consolidated Communications, The Historic Hill Home & Farm, and Questco; Prize sponsors- Warranty Financial institution & Belief and Texas First Financial institution; Fortunate Duck
Sponsors- 5 Level Credit score Union, Baird Basis Restore, Kendall & Michael Schmidt, MD Anderson Most cancers Middle, and Vertiex Group Financial institution; Buddies of the Flock Sponsors- Claire Lindsay PLLC, McKenzie’s Barbeque & Burgers, Mike & Julie Medved, and ShelfGenie of Better Houston. Underwriting sponsors embody Picture 47 Studios, Silver Rock Productions, and Taylorized PR.
“We’re thrilled to carry again the geese for Group Help Middle’s fifteenth Annual Duck Race,” says Jennifer Huffine, President and CEO of CAC. “The Duck Race is a enjoyable and distinctive technique to assist our neighbors in want and we’re so grateful to our group for his or her continued assist. There is no such thing as a different occasion like this in our county for youths and adults alike to have a good time whereas giving again to the group.”
By means of occasions of uncertainty, CAC remained fixed as a beacon of hope in the neighborhood. In Montgomery County, roughly 8% of county residents are beneath the Federal Poverty Stage with one other 28% of residents recognized as Asset Restricted, Earnings Constrained, Employed (ALICE) that means households have revenue above the Federal Poverty Stage, however not excessive sufficient to afford fundamental family requirements. Final 12 months, CAC served over 22,500 Montgomery County residents, with 1,157 households searching for providers with the company for the very first time who had by no means wanted help earlier than to make ends meet.
“CAC continues to make a distinction within the lives of the folks we serve every day, and we’re grateful to be right here for our group,” says Huffine.
You can also make a distinction proper right here in our group! Undertake a Duck. Assist Your Neighbors in Want. Sponsorships are nonetheless out there and for extra info on sponsorship alternatives, please contact Courtney Frost at [email protected] Alternatives to undertake geese can be found on on-line by visiting www.duckrace.com/moco.
Group Help Middle is a non-profit, social service company offering sources to satisfy fundamental wants and enhance high quality of life for our neighbors in Montgomery County. CAC offers case administration and help providers comparable to meals, clothes, emergency shelter, rental and mortgage help, utilities, and training to advertise self-sufficiency. Throughout its final fiscal 12 months, CAC supplied providers to over 22,500 residents of Montgomery County via its varied packages and providers.