Andy Dalton to return to Fort Worth for inaugural charity fundraiser

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    Former TCU standout and current Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton will return to Fort Worth March 4 to fundraise for his charity.

    The event, which will take place at Fort Worth's Texas De Brazil, is a "Steak-Out" in which attendees will enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres with the Rose Bowl winning quarterback. Auctions, both live and silent, will take place at the event and signed TCU memorabilia will also be available for purchase at the fundraiser.

    All proceeds from the night will go to The Andy and Jordan Dalton Foundation.

    The fundraising event starts at 7 p.m. on Mon., March 4. Tickets start at $100 per person and VIP tickets are available for $150 per person. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance through andydalton.org. All attendees must be 21 years or older.

    According to the foundation's website, the foundation provides "opportunities, support and resources to children and families in need in Cincinnati and Fort Worth."

    Dalton and his wife Jordan founded the charity in 2011 with the hope to provide seriously ill and physically challenged children throughout Greater Cincinnati with daily support and life changing experiences. The foundation website states its goal is to touch the lives of more than 50,000 children by 2014.

    Past initiatives from the foundation have included all-expense paid trips to theme parks, gift cards from major retailers and memorabilia for chronically ill children and Cincinnati families in need during the holiday season.