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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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

67th WHAS Crusade for Children Recap

Following the WHAS Crusade for Children’s fiscal year end audit, here are the final tallies for the top fire departments from the 67th annual Crusade that was held August 8 & 9, 2020. Top Kentucky Fire Departments Fern Creek Fire Protection District $121,559.41 Jeffersontown Fire Protection District $107,654.09 Highview Fire Protection District $ 96,014.02 St.

Ways To Give

CONTACTLESS GIVING OPTIONS           Click here to Give A Gift Online              Text CRUSADE to 50155 to make a gift via cell phone            Venmo @CrusadeForChildren            CashApp $CrusadeChildren            PayPal WHAS Crusade for

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