Elvis Andrus' Dedication to LETR

Texas Rangers shortstop’ Elvis Andrus presents a $5,000 check to Special Olympics Texas and accepts his award for Outstanding Fundraiser of the Year.
Everyone knows professional athletes have very demanding schedules, especially during the season, but that does not stop Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus from sparing some time for Special Olympics Texas. For the last six years, the two-time All-Star has gone out of his way to support all facets of the organization, including the Law Enforcement Torch Run. Each year, Special Olympics Texas holds its statewide Summer Games in Arlington. Andrus provides tickets and invites a group of Law Enforcement Torch Run members and Special Olympics Texas athletes for a torch run around the infield during the pregame festivities. His generosity and involvement doesn’t stop there. Since 2010, Andrus has donated $24,000 to Special Olympics Texas to help fund the annual Summer Games and the Young Athletes Program for children ages 2-7 in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Thanks to Elvis Andrus, the Law Enforcement Torch Run in Texas has become better known, leading to increased involvement from area police, which ultimately has resulted in greater support for the athletes.

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I am on staff with Special Olympics Texas