TexProtects, the Texas Association for the Protection of Children, recently held its seventh annual fundraiser at a home in Bluffview. The organization works to provide assistance to abused and neglected children in Texas. According to TexProtects, 227 children died from abuse and neglect during last year alone.

High-profile attendees at the fundraiser included Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, Dr. Kern Wildenthal and former President of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Students from Ursuline Academy volunteered at the event, too.

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