It’s this weekend! Here’s our broadcast and online schedule. The 67th Crusade will be streamed all weekend long on WHAS11.com.
With the 67th annual WHAS Crusade for Children Weekend rescheduled to this weekend — August 8th & 9th — there are many NEW (CONTACTLESS) ways to donate, collect and raise funds – all while maintaining social distancing.
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.
Give online safely and securely. There is a section where someone can honor/memorialize a loved one or credit a fire department.
Supporters can now text CRUSADE to 50155 to complete a donation. There is the ability to honor a fire department on the donation link.
Venmo a donation to @CrusadeForChildren. You can credit your fire department in the comments section.
Just like Venmo, use Cash App and make a secure donation to $CrusadeChildren. You can credit your fire dept. in the notes section.
If you use PayPal, you can use it to donate to the WHAS Crusade for Children!
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.
Go to the Crusade’s Facebook page to donate securely online. Facebook does not keep any fees for a charitable donation!
Many individuals, fire departments and organizations have set one of these up and they are very successful.
Here’s how to do it:
1. Click the 3 dots on your “Create A Post” section
2. Scroll down to “Support Nonprofit”
3. Select WHAS Crusade for Children and finalize your fundraiser
We are happy to guide you through this if you need assistance. Call the Crusade office at 502-582-7706.
Even though our office is closed for now during the pandemic, we are able to access our 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.
At the top of our home page, there’s a link to the FIRE DEPT. TOOLKIT — NEW this year! There are many downloadable items to make fundraising easier.
Nearly 200 fire departments collect for the WHAS Crusade for Children — bringing in more than half of the Crusade’s annual donations.
Heroes in so many ways, firefighters are the heart and soul of the Crusade.