Lion Street 2017 Annual Report - Page 13



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PHILANTHROPY
Philanthropy
City of Hope
Lion Street has been honored to support and be an active member of City of Hope for
years. Royce Imhoff currently serves as Chairman of the Life Insurance Committee,
comprised of James Joyce and Lion Street Owners Cleves Delp and Tyler Horning
from TDC Life. The Life Insurance Industry raised more than $1 million in 2017.
City of Hope is a pioneer in the fields of bone marrow transplantation, diabetes
and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs based on technology developed at
the institution.
RBI
Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) is a youth baseball program operated by
Major League Baseball. This youth initiative is designed to provide young people from
underserved and diverse communities the opportunity to play baseball and softball.
The program was created by John Young in 1989 in Los Angeles, and now serves more
than 200 communities. Lion Street is a proud supporter of this outreach program. In
2017, RBI Austin served 1,171 kids.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats
and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The mission of
the hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic
diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder
Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family’s
ability to pay. Lion Street was honored to join a major sponsor of the event, Joel
Solomon and his team at Paradigm Strategic Insurance Services, a Lion Street Firm;
in support of the 14th Annual St. Jude SoCal Gala during October 2017.
University of Texas – Longhorn Foundation
The Longhorn Foundation is the official fundraising arm of Texas Athletics
and supports the educational and competitive pursuits of more than 500
student-athletes. Lion Street contributes to this Foundation’s pursuits.
Texas Athletics exists to develop student-athletes through their connection to
master coaches, elite performance centers and focused academic nurturing.
An investment in the Longhorn Foundation inspires this life-changing vision
and ensures that student-athletes gain the tools necessary to grow and become
foremost competitors and leaders.

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