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Van Zandt First Responders Fund

The Silver Spur Resort is eternally grateful to the hardworking First Responders who work so hard to keep Canton and Van Zandt County safe.

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In 2018...

We created the nonprofit Van Zandt First Responders Fund to help support the men and women who do so much to support our community. The Mission of the Van Zandt First Responders Fund is to provide necessary assistance to the County’s First Responders when tragedy strikes or extreme family needs arise and to help supplement unfunded equipment purchases to add safety and effectiveness to the operations of agencies within the County.

Q: Who created this fund?

A: The Van Zandt First Responders Fund is a non-profit created in 2018 by the Silver Spur Resort.

Q: Why was this fund created?

A: This nonprofit corporation has been established to meet the unexpected needs of the first responder community in Van Zandt County.

Q: Who benefits from this fund?

A: The needs range from unfunded equipment necessary for the duties of First Responders to the support of families of first responders.

Q: Who is involved?

A: The Fund is managed by members of the Silver Spur Resort staff as well as active and retired first responders from within Van Zandt County.

Q: How do we raise money?

A: The Silver Spur Resort hosts several community events throughout the year to raise money for this fund. One of our biggest fundraisers is our First Responders Day Celebration. This family-friendly day is full of fun and learning as First Responders of Van Zandt County show off their skills. Meet other families in the community and enjoy demonstrations and activities sure to interest all ages.

Other fundraising events include our annual Mommy & Me and Daddy & Me dances, BBQ competitions, and Jr. Firefighter summer camp.

Q: How do agencies request assistance from the fund?

A: Agency representatives may request financial assistance from the Van Zandt First Responders Fund by filling out our application online or by emailing to request an application. Click here to fill out the form online

Thank you for your consideration to donate to the Van Zandt First Responder’s Fund!
Checks can be made out to “Van Zandt First Responders Fund”.
They can be mailed to: Silver Spur Resort 13785 SH19 Canton, Texas 75103.