"First to show....Last to go"
So far this year TAFR has contributed $7,500.00 in
charitable donations and we will continue to
contribute other injured First Responders as the
2011 Charitable Donations totaled $21,153.60.
2010 Charitable Donations totaled $13,950.00.
2009 Charitable Donations totaled $17,750.00.
2008 Charitable Donations totaled $22,502.11.
Without the help, support and tremendously hard
work of everyone involved with TAFR none of this
would be possible.
|College Station police Officer Tracy
Sheets was responding to a call of
vehicles racing when a Maserati
failed to make a curve and crashed
head-on into her. Officer Sheets
suffered a broken ankle and pelvis;
both of which required surgery.
TAFR contributed a check in the
amount of $1,500.00 to assist in
Officer Sheets' recovery.
|in a confrontation with burglary
suspects at an area apartment
complex. He saw a suspicious
individual carrying a flat-screen TV
out of a unit on the third floor. He
subdued one of the suspects and
wrestled him to the ground. While
that suspect was down, a 2nd
suspect came out of the unit. Police
said the 2nd suspect pulled out a
weapon, shooting Pierce. TAFR was
able to contribute $1,500.00 to aide
in recovery costs for Officer Pierce.
|Border Patrol Agent Adelaido Martinez
was severely injured in a car accident
while on duty near the Falfurrias
Texas Border Patrol Station. TAFR
made a donation in the amount of
$1,500.00 to Agent Adelaido Martinez
to assist in his recovery.
|TAFR purchased $450.00 worth
of meal tickets from H.C.D.O. in
support of the benefit they held
for one of their own injured
|Deputy Sustaita observed three men
Harris County Deputy Andy Sustaita
carrying what appeared to be
automatic weapons. Upon exiting his
unit he injured his shoulder. Despite
being injured and in pain he was still
able to detain the suspects and clear
the call. He subsequently had to
undergo surgery to repair a torn
rotator cuff. TAFR was able to
contribute $1,500.00 to assist in the
financial burden of recovery for
|Check presented to C.S.P.D.
Chief, Jeff Capps by S.V.P.D.
Chief Gary Finkelman
|Check presented to Officer Frank
Pierce by TAFR Board Of
Director/ HPD Officer Tim Butler
|Check presented to H.C.S.D.
Andy Sustaita by TAFR
President Joe Matthews
|Deputy Bettin was shot in the line
of duty 09/14/10 during an
attempted bank robbery. Joe
Matthews attended a fund raiser for
Deputy Bettin and presented him
and his family with a check for
$1,500.00 from TAFR.
|HPD Officer, Isidro Perez, was
working a traffic stop on the Gulf
Freeway near the Monroe exit
when a tire flew off a passing
tractor trailer and hit him. TAFR
presented Officer Perez with a
check for $1,500.00 to assist in
|Harris County Constable Randall
Trunage was seriously injured
when his motorcycle collided
with an overturned vehicle on the
Tomball Parkway. He received
multiple fractures and was
transported by LifeFlight to
Memorial Herman. TAFR
contributed $1,500.00 to aide in
|TAFR presented HPD Officers
Scott Hamilton & Donaciano
Moreno with a checks for
$1,500.00 to assist in their
|TAFR held a fundraiser for Texas City Officer Josuha Roberts on
August 27, 2011. Officer Roberts was injured in a car accident
while responding to a domestic disturbance call
on January 1, 2011.
This was a very successful event! Afterwards TAFR was able to
present Office Joshua Roberts with check to aide in his recovery
in the amount of $12,653.60.
TAFR V.P./ Secretary
Texas City Police Officer
TAFR V.P./ HPD Officer