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Hundreds of people attend first annual Coffee and Donut Festival

The event is a fundraiser for the Empowerment Community Development Corporation. A Tyler nonprofit organization that provides many different resources for families.

The first annual Texas Coffee and Donut Festival was hosted in Downtown Tyler.

The event is raising money for the Empowerment Community Development Corporation. A nonprofit that provides several resources for families in Tyler.

They also help empower small and minority owned businesses. Organizers tell us the event was a success.

“We had 300 people come out to have fun on a Saturday.” Event organizer Gloria Washington says.

The nonprofit organization hosts four festivals a year to raise money.

Their next festival is the Praise Fest that will be on downtown on the square in April.

To learn more about the Empowerment Community Development Corporation please click here.