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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Now’s the time for a year-end donation

The WHAS Crusade for Children’s annual year-end special, “Building the Future”, is on YouTube right now (see embedded video above) and will air during December on WHAS11. It’s hosted by 840 WHAS radio’s Terry Meiners and Kristin Goodwillie of WHAS11 News. It’s a special about the Crusade Endowment. You’ll hear from the son of a


You can donate to the Crusade year-round Donate by Mail 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

Rest in peace Brian Morgan

From Pleasure Ridge Park Fire District’s Facebook page on October 24th: The Pleasure Ridge Park Fire District has suffered a tremendous loss this morning with the passing of Deputy Chief Brian Morgan at the age of 46. Col Morgan served the community for 28 years and was the current Car 2. Col Morgan has been

We crusade for them

In its first 68 years, the WHAS Crusade for Children has raised more than $200 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.

Countdown to the 69th annual WHAS Crusade for Children
June 4 - 5, 2022

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WHAS Crusade for Children

520 W. Chestnut St.
Louisville, KY 40202
502.582.7706 Phone
502.582.7712 Fax