News From Harlingen, Texas
PD Helps Local Nonprofits
11/30/2018

HARLINGEN, Texas– The Harlingen Humane Society and Make a Wish RGV were presented with a check on Monday, November 26.

 

The checks were presented by the Harlingen Police Department who raised the funds during the 4th Annual Run/Walk with the Heroes-RGV 2018 event held in September.

 

The Check presentation was done during a special meeting of the Harlingen City Commission who applauded both entities for their commitment to the community and the outstanding work they do.

 

Make a Wish RGV who was founded in 1997 received a check for $5,000.  It serves the six southernmost counties in the state and realizes wishes for children with critical illnesses.  Meantime, the Harlingen Humane Society received a check for $7500 to help with daily operations in providing homes and care for animals while they wait to be adopted.

 

Harlingen Police Chief, Jeffry Adickes also recognized all the Run/Walk sponsors and presented them with a plaque as a symbol of gratitude.

 

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