(WHAS11) - The 57th annual WHAS Crusade for Children is over, and $5,301,182.00 was raised to help special needs children.
The 57th annual WHAS Crusade for Children officially kicked off at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 5, 2010.
Nearly 200 fire departments, along with hundreds of organizations from Kentucky and Indiana reported how much money they raised for Kentuckiana’s special needs children.
There are four ways to make a donation to the WHAS Crusade for Children:
1. Through your fire department or civic group
2. Mail to: WHAS Crusade for Children, 520 W. Chestnut St., Louisville, KY 40202
3. Securely at WHASCrusade.org
4. Phone (502) 582-7706
About the WHAS Crusade for Children
The WHAS Crusade for Children, established in 1954 by WHAS-TV, raises money for agencies, schools and hospitals to make life better for children with special needs. Since 1954, the Crusade has raised more than $133 million, giving critical assistance to millions of children in 120 Kentucky and 50 Southern Indiana counties. The money donated in Kentucky stays in Kentucky and, likewise, money donated in Indiana stays in Indiana. No money is sent to any other national charity or organization.
The Crusade returns 100% of each donation to agencies that directly improve the lives of children with special needs. The WHAS Crusade for Children, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public charity. Gifts are tax-deductible as permitted by law.
You can find more information on the Crusade at http://www.whascrusade.org/