Stark Cultural Venues Patrons donate funds, food for Sabine River Flooding Disaster Relief

Published 1:38 pm Saturday, May 21, 2016

Special to the Leader

Throughout March and April, all Stark Cultural Venues accepted donations for the Sabine River Flooding Disaster Relief. Patrons could find donation boxes in Orange at the Stark Museum of Art, The W.H. Stark House, Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center, and the Lutcher Theater for the Performing Arts.

All financial donations were given to the local chapters of the American Red Cross and The Salvation Army in support of their efforts. Non-perishable food items and bottled water were donated to Orange Christian Services.

Stark Cultural Venues CFO, Tad McKee and Board Member, Larry David presented a check in the amount of $1,392.63 to Chester Jourdan, Jr, the Executive Director from the American Red Cross.

Captain Frankco Higdon accepted a check in the amount of $1,392.63 on behalf of The Salvation Army from Stark Cultural Venues Marketing Manager, Lynae Sanford.

Stark Cultural Venues employee, John Gray delivered non-perishable food items to Orange Christian Services.

Thank you, from Stark Cultural Venues for helping the community in this time of need.