Governor Abbott honors first responders at Hope for Heroes Gala

'Their perseverance and bravery through countless moments in the face of danger is nothing short of heroic'

AUSTIN, Texas – On Saturday night, Governor Greg Abbott delivered remarks at the Hope for Heroes Texas Gala in Boerne, Texas. The Governor honored the courage and bravery of first responders to protect their communities and their fellow Texans. He also thanks Hope for Heroes Texas for their hard work to honor first responders through their organization.

Governor Abbott released the following statement

“Our first responders work every day to serve their communities, and their perseverance and bravery through countless moments in the face of danger is nothing short of heroic,” said Governor Abbott. “The State of Texas will always support our first responders and law enforcement officers, and I thank Hope for Heroes Texas for the tremendous work your organization does to show the gratitude all Texans have for our first responders.”

Hope for Heroes Texas, a non-profit organization, provides prayer, support and weekend retreats for first responders who serve and protect their fellow Texans.

The Office of the Texas Governor provided the above information.