TMPA Charities was created because TMPA is dedicated to supporting our members, their families and our communities. TMPA is proud to support many charities that benefit the communities we serve. In addition to sponsoring many local events and fundraisers to benefit causes our members feel strongly about, TMPA Charities offers support to larger organizations with honorable missions.
Project Blue is a non-profit organization formed to help officers who face serious illness or injuries outside the line of duty. We help to bridge the gap where other chariteis fall short. These heroes put their lives on the line for us every day. We exist to make usre that officers have support when they need it the most. In addition to our core mission, Project Blue funds criminal justice scholarships for deserving students who plan a career in law enforcement.
Pennies for Justice
Pennies for Justice program that Project Blue sponsors. This year the program was in 12 schools in Baytown. In the past three years the program has raised over $42,000 to aid any officer that is in need after an unforeseen illness or injury. Each school that participated got a site vist from the wonderful BPD officers.
Shane Detwiler Foundation
The Shane Detwiler Foundation is dedicated to the memory of Sheriff’s Deputy Shane Thomas Detwiler who was tragically killed in the line of duty, serving the citizens of Chambers County, Texas.
Our mission through fundraising is to provide scholarships to worthy individuals interested in pursuing a degree in criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University, Shane’s alma mater. In addition, the foundation purchases much needed equipment to improve the capabilities of the law enforcement agencies in and around Chamber’s County, Texas.
Baytown Blue Santa
Baytown Blue Santa is a 501(c)(3) Non-profit program organized by officers and detectives from the Baytown Police Department with support from the Baytown Municipal Police Association. Each year, Baytown Blue Santa provides children of needy families with wrapped Christmas gifts and other needed household items, so that the children in these families can experience the magic and joy of the Christmas season.
Helping A Hero
The National 9-99 Police and Sheriff Foundation raises funds for injured or fallen officers and their families, invests in K9 safety and training, and provides counseling and mental health resources to all officers in need.