LFRD Releases 2017 Crusade for Children Schedule
 
By Assistant Chief Adrian Doleman
May 19, 2017
 

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, the LaGrange Fire & Rescue Department will once again kick off our annual roadblock and door-to-door collection campaign for the 2017 WHAS Crusade for Children. And once again we are asking for your help.

Our roadblock collection campaign will start on Friday, May 26th and will continue through Sunday, June 4th at the following locations:

- First Avenue & Jefferson Street

- First Avenue & New Moody Lane

- Hwy 146 & I-71

- Hwy 146 & North 393

Our door-to-door collection campaign will start on Wednesday, May 24th and will continue through Saturday, June 4th.

The Fire Department will be glad to stop by your business or home to pick up a donation. Please call 502-222-1143 or 502-377-6902 for this free service.

Make all checks payable to: WHAS Crusade for Children

About the WHAS Crusade for Children

The WHAS Crusade for Children, Inc. established in 1954 by WHAS-TV, raises money for schools, agencies and hospitals to better the lives of special needs children. Over the past 61 years, the Crusade has raised more than $118 million.

Thanks to generous contributions of goods and services, the Crusade is able to return 100% of all donations to organizations that serve special needs children in all 120 Kentucky counties and more than 50 southern Indiana counties. Fire departments raise more than 50 percent of the Crusade's donations each year by staging road blocks, doing door-to-door collections and other events.

Approximately 3 million children have been helped by the Crusade since 1954.

The WHAS Crusade for Children, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public charity. Gifts are tax deductible as permitted by law. The Crusade is the most successful and oldest local telethon in America.

 
Hyperlinks: Crusade for Children