DATCU jet ski raffle nets $16k for United Way of Denton County

DATCU member Carolyn Wright won the jet ski raffle. (Photo courtesy of DATCU)

The Denton Area Teachers Credit Union raffled off a jet ski last week and donated the funds raised to the United Way of Denton County, according to a DATCU news release.

DATCU raised $16,719 with a raffle of a jet ski, valued at nearly $11,000, from The Cycle Center of Denton County according to the news release. Net proceeds will be used to help the United Way of Denton County, which supports 20 partner agencies focused on helping children, seniors, families, veterans, homeless people and people with mental illness.

Pictured here is Glen McKenzie, President/CEO of DATCU presenting the check to Gary Henderson, President/CEO of United Way of Denton County with Kenny Martin of Cycle Center of Denton. (Photo courtesy of DATCU)

“Giving back to our community is a significant part of our culture,” said DATCU president and CEO Glen McKenzie in a prepared statement. “We are excited about the success we achieved this first year of the raffle fundraising initiative. We extend our thanks and appreciation to everyone who purchased tickets and also to Kenny Martin at Cycle Center of Denton who contributed to our efforts.”

Click here for more information about DATCU or click here for more information about the United Way of Denton County.

Mark Smith
Mark Smith is the Digital Editor of The Cross Timbers Gazette.

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