Countdown to
the 66th annual WHAS Crusade for Children
June 1 - 2, 2019

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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.


of donations go to children


Million dollars raised


of children helped


Counties in Indiana and Kentucky


Years Running

Change a Child's Life Forever

100% of each donation to the WHAS Crusade for Children helps children with special needs.

The WHAS Crusade Endowment Campaign fully funds our future.

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Attend An Event

Hundreds of fire departments, organizations and companies host events that benefit the WHAS Crusade for Children. Learn more.

Latest News

20% discount and 20% to the Crusade FINAL DAY IS THIS SATURDAY

“We’re going to have a 20% off discount every Saturday in April, whatever our sales are 20% of them are going to the Crusade. We’re going to have a weekly drawing every Saturday for people to put in a chance to win a prize of a vase and at the end of the month of April we’re going to give away our large big planter,” says Jerry Day of Hadley Pottery.

Two Louisville institutions – Hadley Pottery and the WHAS Crusade for Children – are teaming up to make life better for children with special needs.

With Thunder, Oaks and Derby coming up you may be looking for unique dinnerware for your party plans. Now you can liven up your table and drink settings and help children with special needs.

Known nationally for its iconic, handmade pieces, Louisville’s Hadley Pottery is doing a special month-long event for the WHAS Crusade for Children.

Hadley Pottery
Open from 9:00am to 3:00pm on Saturdays (Crusade sale day!)
Open Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm

1570 Story Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

Easily accessible from interstates I-64, I-65 and I-71

Community Partners

We crusade for them

In its first 65 years, the WHAS Crusade for Children has raised more than $180 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.

WHAS Crusade for Children

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