Non-Profits Raise $10 Million for Families of Dallas Officers Killed in July Ambush

Non-profit groups in North Texas say they have raised almost $10 million dollars for the families of five police officers who were killed in Downtown Dallas July 7.

Non-profit groups in North Texas say they have raised almost $10 million dollars for the families of five police officers who were killed in Downtown Dallas July 7.

The Assist the Officer Foundation has raised more than $5 million. The foundation has chapters across the country to help officers and families who are injured or killed in the line of duty.

Billy Bob’s Texas held a concert to raise money for families a few weeks after the shooting. The concert raised $250,000, WBAP reports.

“It was just the least we could do,” says Billy Bob’s Chris Spinks. “We also have a lot of employees here who donated their time and effort and were reaching out to collect items for a silent auction. It just seems like everybody pulled together.”

Spinks says an agent in Nashville contacted Billy Bob’s after

The Dallas Morning News reports a fundraiser set up by the Dallas Mavericks to let two people watch a game with Mark Cuban raised $50,000. The Dallas Cowboys raised $17,000 by offering dinner with Tony Romo and Jason Garrett.

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