DALLAS, March 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Associa Cares, the non-profit family assistance organization of Associa, was invited to the North Texas Tollway Authority's (NTTA) monthly board meeting in March to receive a check in the amount of $5,305. The money is to help support families in Garland and Rowlett affected by the deadly tornado on December 26.
"NTTA employees live in the communities around our roads and wanted to help their neighbors who had experienced devastation from the December storms." said NTTA Director John Mahalik. "The fundraiser involved contributing $2 per day for the privilege of wearing jeans to work during the month of February. The staff really took the challenge to heart and went above and beyond for this most worthy cause."
"Associa Cares distributed more than $150,000 in cash assistance to aid individuals affected by the December tornado, and this donation will go a long way in getting those families back on their feet," said Associa Cares Coordinator Faith DeSmet.
Associa Cares is a national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization created to assist families and communities in crisis as a result of natural and man-made disasters. Through donations raised at fundraising events across the country, Associa Cares is able to provide necessary goods and services to the families affected by these types of tragedies. If you know of a family who has been the victim of a natural or man-made disaster, go directly to www.associacares.com to submit a request.
Building and managing successful communities for more than 35 years, Associa is the worldwide leader in community management with over 10,000 employees operating more than 180 branch offices in the United States, Mexico, Canada, the United Arab Emirates and South Africa. Based in Dallas, Texas, our industry expertise, financial strength, and innovation meet the unique needs of clients across the world with customized services and solutions designed to help communities achieve their vision. To learn more about Associa and its charitable organization, Associa Cares, go to www.associaonline.com or www.associacares.com.
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