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Special Announcement: New bus for the East Club

May 22, 2017

Special Announcement! Thanks to more than 240 individual and business supporters pulling together just over $80,000 – our brand new bus arrived at the East Club this week! Our old 44-passenger bus that was destroyed in a fire on December 18 has been replaced with this 70-passenger bus! Thanks to Rush Truck Centers for selling us the bus at cost, and to numerous businesses who made large contributions to make this happen!

Thanks to our bus campaign sponsors: American Campus CommunitiesTacala, LLC (local franchise owner of all Austin Taco Bell locations), UFCURush Truck CentersSportClips HaircutsBoys & Girls Clubs of AmericaEZCorpMasTecConway & Associates/Austin SonicIBTNational InstrumentsDiamond Financial Services and so many individuals that gave gifts from $10.00 to $2,000!

Also thanks to local media outlets KXAN NewsCBS AustinKVUE and Austin American-Statesman, who helped cover the story and raise awareness of the urgent need.

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