AUSTIN, TEXAS – JAN. 28, 2020 – Today, Philanthropist and Attorney Thomas J. Henry originally announced he would donate over $160,000 to three local nonprofit organizations who benefited from “Austin Elevates,” at a special press conference and check presentation at the Four Seasons Hotel – Violet Crown Room (98 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701).
At the event, Mr. Henry made a surprise announcement and matched the total amount raised for each individual nonprofit organization, bringing the overall total presented to $327,720.
“Austin Elevates” was an immersive two-day art and music experience, created by Mr. Henry, which took place November 8-9, 2019. He donated all proceeds to three benefiting local nonprofit organizations, the SAFE Alliance, Superhero Kids as well as St. David’s Foundation Community Fund.
“Following the success of Austin Elevates, I am honored by the overwhelming support we’ve received from the community,” said Attorney Thomas J. Henry. “Each donation that was made, no matter how big or small, will make a tremendous difference. These funds will help support SAFE Alliance, Superhero Kids and the St. David’s Community Fund continue their work in transforming the lives of so many in the community.”
Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys is one of the largest plaintiffs’ personal injury firms in the country. The firm currently houses more than 175 attorneys and 350 supporting staff in six office locations across Texas in San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Austin and Houston.
SAFE is a Central Texas nonprofit committed to providing safety, stability, and healing to anyone who has experienced violence and abuse. Locally, we provide housing, support services, and prevention programs to stop the cycle of violence. Globally, we engage in conversations that shape a culture free from violence and abuse.
Superhero Kids was founded in December 2009 to specifically address quality of life issues for children and their families battling cancer and blood disorders at the Children’s Blood and Cancer Center of Central Texas.
St. David’s Foundation Community Fund delivers the benefits of good health wherever and however they are needed, across the entire spectrum of health-related issues facing five-county areas in Central Texas (Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis and Williamson counties). St David’s makes grants to innovative organizations ready to solve problems and bring good health into reach for all our neighbors.