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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Donations are being accepted now that will be distributed to patients at the Veterans Hospital of Denver for the Christmas season. Christmas cards that have not been written on are needed so veterans can send them to family members for the holiday season. Donations of books, both 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
Although the 17th annual KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive is over, the organizers of “Christmas for Kids”, “Christmas for Seniors” have been busy separating, organizing, bagging, boxing and wrapping gifts for children and seniors in preparation for pre-Christmas delivery. At the “Interfaith Food Bank” shelves are stocked so the Continue reading
Time is growing short to get your cards, letters and packages to your friends and neighbors in time for Christmas. If you’re planning to head to the Post Office today you should prepare for longer lines. The United States Postal Service predicts that Today, will be the busiest mailing and shipping day of the years. More than 612 million pieces of mail 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