About the WHAS Crusade for Children

The WHAS Crusade for Children, Inc. established in 1954 by WHAS-TV, raises money for agencies, schools and hospitals to make life better for children with special needs.

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COUNTDOWN TO THE 70th ANNUAL WHAS CRUSADE FOR CHILDREN
June 3 - 4, 2023
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The WHAS Crusade for Children’s annual “Building the Future” year-end special will air on WHAS11 this SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10th at 6:30pm. It’s hosted by Terry Meiners from 840 WHAS and Shay McAlister of WHAS11 News.

SEE YOUR DONATIONS AT WORK:
You’ll meet some of the children with special needs your donations help. And you’ll learn about the many ways to give and how you can make a difference in the life of a child.

COUNT DOWN TO THE 70TH WHAS CRUSADE FOR CHILDREN:
We will also be revealing our design for the 70th WHAS Crusade for Children telethon which is June 3-4, 2023!
Help change a child’s life forever. 100% for the kids! #WHASCrusade


There are many ways to make a year-end donation

By phone

Call 502-582-7706, leave your name and number, someone will get back to you.

Donate by Mail

Send your donation to:
WHAS Crusade for Children
520 W. Chestnut St.
Louisville, KY 40202.

Please be sure to make note if the donation is in honor or memory of someone or if you’d like to give credit to a certain fire department.

Donate Securely Online

Give online safely and securely. There is a section where someone can honor/memorialize a loved one or credit a fire department.

Venmo

Venmo a donation to @CrusadeForChildren. You can credit your fire department in the comments section.

Cash App

Just like Venmo, use Cash App and make a secure donation to $CrusadeChildren. You can credit your fire dept. in the notes section.

Paypal

If you use PayPal, you can use it to donate to the WHAS Crusade for Children

Apple Pay

If you use Apple Pay, you can use it to donate to the WHAS Crusade for Children

Alexa

If you have an Amazon smart device, just say, “Alexa, donate to the Crusade for Children…” and Alexa will walk you through your secure donation, charging it to your card on file with Amazon.

Donate via Facebook

Go to the Crusade’s Facebook page to donate securely online. Facebook does not keep any fees for a charitable donation!

Donations are tax deductible

The WHAS Crusade for Children, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public charity.
Gifts are tax deductible as permitted by law. EIN #23-7075524.



Here’s your chance to win a new GE Appliances Kitchen: Refrigerator, Range, Dishwasher & Microwave!

PURCHASE TICKETS! Just CLICK HERE

Sponsored by GE Appliances – All proceeds benefit the WHAS Crusade for Children!

1st Prize: GE Refrigerator, Range, Dishwasher, and Microwave. Winner may choose gas or electric and provide dimension requirements. Winner may also choose color/finish pending availability. Delivery and installation are included in the contiguous U.S.

2nd Prize: GE Top Load Washer and Dryer Set. Winner may choose color and size pending availability. Delivery and installation are included in the contiguous U.S.

3rd Prize: GE Profile Opal Nugget Ice Maker. Stainless steel countertop appliance. Delivery included in the contiguous U.S.

Drawing will be held at WHAS-TV on Sunday, June 4, 2023. Contestants must be 18 to enter. Need not be present to win. Winner is responsible for all taxes related to winning and must fill out IRS Form W-9 prior to receiving appliances. WHAS Crusade for Children will remit to IRS and Kentucky Revenue Cabinet Form W-2G with prize value and winner’s name. Employees of WHAS Crusade for Children are not eligible to win. Void where prohibited.

Connect With #WHASCrusade

Be part of the Crusade family! Join us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. Learn more, just click on connect.

We crusade for them.

In its first 69 years, the WHAS Crusade for Children has raised more than $205 million. Thanks to generous contributions of goods and services, the WHAS Crusade is able to return 100% of all donations to organizations that make life better for children with special needs in all 120 Kentucky counties and 50 southern Indiana counties. Fire departments raise more than 50 percent of the money each year by staging road blocks and other events.

Community Partners

WHAS Crusade for Children

520 W. Chestnut St.
Louisville, KY 40202
502.582.7706 Phone
502.582.7712 Fax
Email us CLICK HERE

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