Foundation Month Videos to View and Share!

View and share the 2014 TRTF Foundation Month videos here! New videos are being created for the 2015 fundraising year. You can expect to see those here on the website by late October and throughout November.

TRTF uses Foundation Month as a time to create momentum and inform members of TRTA about the great things the Foundation has accomplished through its many charitable programs!

TRTF West Relief Fund Video
The Texas Retired Teachers Foundation (TRTF) donated $6,500 to Restore West ISD, a project dedicated to rebuilding the schools of West, Texas, which were destroyed in a fertilizer plant explosion in April, 2013. In the video below, hear from West Superintendent Jan Hungate about the progress of rebuilding the schools and how the small community of West came together to ensure that their students would have a great place to learn.

You can also read Tim Lee's Inside Line about restoring West ISD.

TRTA Building 10 Year Anniversary Video
Tim Lee, the Executive Director of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA), started his job just as TRTA opened the doors to its permanent home. The building was the product of years of hard work and fundraising by the Texas Retired Teachers Foundation (TRTF). The building marks its 10-year opening anniversary on November 12 during Foundation Month!

You can also read Tim Lee's Inside Line "TRTF: A Home for Educators" to learn more about the history of the TRTA building.

Classroom Assistance Grant Recipient Angie Lassiter Video
Angie Lassiter, a bilingual teacher, received a $500 grant from TRTF to purchase new books for her elementary school classroom. In this video, Lassiter explains how receiving the grant allows her to do her job.

Read Tim Lee’s recent Inside Line article about Ms. Lassiter and the students she teaches!

Classroom Assistance Grant Recipient Emily Tannert Video
Emily Tannert teaches music and band at East View High School in Georgetown, Texas.

Watch and share this video, which also features several of Ms. Tannert's talented students in action!

You can also learn more about this video by reading Tim Lee's recent Inside Line article.

TRTF "Making a Difference: Jamie Larson" Video
The Texas Retired Teachers Foundation (TRTF) preserves the legacies of public school personal through its charitable giving. Jamie Larson, a retired band teacher, was inspired to become TRTF Board Trustee after seeing his former band hall custodian receiving food at a food bank. TRTF assists retirees in need through its “Helping Hand” program.

Support the Texas Retired Teachers Foundation by viewing and sharing the video!