|After a two-year hiatus, Texas music mainstays Randy Rogers Band welcomed the return of their charity event RRB Golf Jam this fall, and this week began distributing the money raised through the Randy Rogers Family Foundation (RRFF). |
Proudly supporting their hometown of New Braunfels, TX, Rogers and his wife Chelsea made a donation of $100,000 to the Crisis Center of Comal County, which supports and protects victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse, on December 12.
Speaking with the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung newspaper, Rogers said he has always been motivated to keep RRFF donation money inside the community, and this year chose to help rebuild the Crisis Center after it was damaged by fire in April.
“I wanted to impact the people that need it the most in our community, and after [the Crisis Center] burned down and I saw the need, I just decided that this is where I wanted to put it,” Rogers said. “This was a safe place to put it and it’s a safe place for lots of people.”
Held October 23-24 at River Crossing Golf Club in Spring Branch, TX, this year’s RRB Golf Jam presented by Shiner featured a golf tournament, silent auction and concert performances by Randy Rogers, Randy Montana and Jim Beavers, raising over $350,000. Bidders won the opportunity to write a song with Rogers and Wade Bowen; hunt with Parker McCollum; take a tour-bus road trip to play golf with Rogers and Les Lawless; lavish vacations and more. Additional money will be donated to the Kent Finlay Legacy Endowment – a memorial fund honoring the late founder of San Marcos music venue, Cheatham Street Warehouse, and providing scholarships to Texas State University students studying music business degrees. Randy Rogers Band started the RRB Golf Jam in 2009, aiming to use their platform for the greater good. The event has more than tripled in size since 2018 and has now supported charities nationwide while remaining focused on worthy organizations in the New Braunfels community. The Randy Rogers Family Foundation was founded in 2019 to serve as a collection center, gathering donations from the RRB’s charitable endeavors and supporting community needs. Randy Rogers Band released their ninth studio album HOMECOMING in October, produced by original producer Radney Foster and featuring the Texas Country Radio #1 “Picture Frames” and current chart-rising single “Fast Car.” They recently announced a March 2 concert at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium with Pat Green and William Beckmann, among other high-profile 2023 tour dates.