The final day of the 19th annual 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive is going on now outside the Centennial Mall. Hundreds of people stopped by yesterday to get the Holiday Drive off to a great start with their donations. While yesterdays donations were numerous, there is still a great need for more. Traditionally the 2nd day of the Holiday Drive is busier than the first, and organizers are hopeful that trend continues this year, as requests for assistance from the charities benefiting from the holiday drive are Continue reading
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The annual 93.7 102.3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive is this Thursday and Friday! For 19 years it has marked the beginning of the giving season in Northwest Colorado and continues to demonstrate the generosity of those who call this area home. Hundreds of individuals, Continue reading
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The annual Horizons’ pick a dish fundraiser will be held next week in Craig. For the event, Horizons pairs local restaurants with Horizons program members to create and serve a food item, which competes with others for votes from the public and judges. The public votes with cash donations. All funds raised will benefit Horizons’ Moffat County Continue reading
Although our 17th Annual Holiday Drive officially ended almost 2 weeks ago, cash, food and gift donations continue to roll in. Yesterday, during a visit from Santa, the students at Ridgeview Elementary School in Craig donated 900 pounds of food. In addition, $150 in cash and dozens of senior citizen gifts have also been received. With those Continue reading
After 24 hours over two days the 93-7 102-3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive was acknowledged as a huge success. That, despite a struggling economy and worries over actions by the Obama Administration that have adversely affected the outlook of most residents of Northwest Colorado. During the Holiday Drive, businesses, civic groups, children and the extraordinary residents of the area gave $23,381 in cash Continue reading
The 17th annual 93.7 102.3 and 55 Country KRAI Holiday Drive will be held on Thursday and Friday December 3rd and 4th in front of the Centennial Mall in Craig. KRAI and 55 Country staff will broadcast live from 6am to 6pm both days.
Listeners are asked to make the event a success by donating cash, new unwrapped toys and non-perishable food. 100% of all money and items collected are passed on to four local organizations; the Interfaith Food Bank, Advocates Crisis Support Services (a crisis counseling and safe house organization), Christmas For Kids (a local organization that provides toys to underprivileged children) and Christmas For Seniors (a local organization that provides gift to hundreds of senior citizens in Moffat County).
What Is Needed?
Donate any or all of the following during the Holiday Drive:
– New UNWRAPPED toys
dolls – stuffed animals-bikes-trikes-games-balls-electronics-blocks-art supplies-etc.
– Non-perishable food
green beans-corn-peas-rice-instant mashed potatoes-pasta-soup-salsa-pasta sauce-gravy mix-canned goods of all types-peanut butter-jelly-etc.
– Gifts for senior citizens
games-blankets-books-books on CD-gift cards-dog food-etc.
Make checks out to either “Holiday Drive” or “Moffat County United Way”.
NOTE: 100% of your cash donation will be passed directly to the organization(s) of your choosing. Make a notation on the check how you would like to divide up or designate your cash donation. If no designation is noted your cash donation will be divided equally between the four organizations: The Interfaith Food Bank, Advocates Crisis Support Services (a crisis counseling and safe house organization), Christmas For Kids (a local organization that provides toys to underprivileged children) and Christmas For Seniors (a local organization that provides gift to hundreds of senior citizens in Moffat County).
How Can You, Your Business, Club or Organization Help?
– Work with others to collect, purchase and ask for donations of the above items
– Promote the Holiday Drive in your place of business or church
– Tell others about the Holiday Drive
– Volunteer to help out during the Holiday Drive. Call 824-6574
– Stop by during the Holiday Drive to drop off your donations