Additional Donation Information
THE HOUSTON POLICE RETIRED OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (AKA: THE “HPROA”) will not sell or trade your information to anyone, and we do not add you to any list that uses your information for internal HPROA or external solicitations.
We appreciate your donation, and we will not spam you in the future for further donations. The HPROA is a Not-For-Profit Corporation organized under the State of Texas Non-Profit Corporation Act. Contributions to the HPROA are not deductible for federal income tax purposes.
A contributor may designate a contribution for a specific purpose, such as:
- a memorial to a deceased or
- in honor of a living member, or
- to the Family Assistance Committee, or
- just for a non-specific reason to be used by the HPROA in furtherance of assisting retired Houston police officers.
DONATIONS MADE HEREIN TO THE HOUSTON POLICE RETIRED OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (AKA: THE “HPROA”) are NOT used for political contributions, unless you specifically designate that this is the case. If that is the case, the donation will go straight to the PAC.
The Texas Election Code provides that it is generally unlawful for a Non-Profit Corporation to make campaign contributions. Accordingly, if a donation is made for the specific purpose of donating to our Political Action Committee (PAC), the funds will not go to the HPROA as an organization, but rather to the HPROA PAC, and the following statements are acknowledged:
- I am a United States citizen or a permanent resident alien.
- This contribution is not made from the general treasury funds of a corporation, labor organization or national bank.
- This contribution is not made from the treasury of an entity or person who is a federal contractor.
- This contribution is not made from the funds of a political action committee.
- This contribution is not made from the funds of an individual registered as a federal lobbyist or a foreign agent, or an entity that is a federally registered lobbying firm or foreign agent.
- I am not a minor under the age of 16.
- The funds I am donating are not being provided to me by another person or entity for the purpose of making this contribution.
To contribute by mail, please send a personal check made payable to the “HPROA” to:
P.O. BOX 130787,
HOUSTON, TX 77219