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More than $36K donated to Crusade for Children by Swope family

Sam Swope's widow made the donation on June 6.

LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- Another donation was made to the 65th Annual WHAS Crusade for Children.

The widow of Sam Swope Marlys Swope donated $36,000 to the cause. That brings the total money raised to 5,675,000.

The 2018 crusade was record-setting for several reasons. McMahan Fire Department raised the most for fire departments in Kentucky. They collected more than $193,000.

To honor a pledge

Tax-deductible contributions can still be sent anytime:

WHAS Crusade for Children

520 W. Chestnut St.

Louisville, KY 40202

Donations can also be made securely online on www.WHASCrusade.org.