Elba Garcia donates $12,000 to charity

2014 Garcia Charitable Contribution Ceremony

County Commissioner Elba Garcia of Oak Cliff donated $12,100 to nonprofits last week as part of her pledge to donate a portion of her commissioner’s salary to charity every year.

She has donated $64,500 to 90 charities and non-profit organizations since her election in 2010.

Twenty charities received donations including Friends of Oak Cliff Parks, Notre Dame Court, the Kiest Park memorial tree groves project, the Sunset High School Bisonettes drill team and La Academia de Estrellas.

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