Charity

Owensboro Red Cross Celebrates 100th Anniversary
The American Red Cross has been serving Daviess County and surrounding areas since 1917 and, this year, celebrates its 100th anniversary!  And, to honor the occasion, the local agency is seeking one hundred volunteers to help with the Home Fire Preparedness Campaign in March!
Expedia Brings The World to St. Jude Patients [Video]
The WBKR Window World St. Jude Radiothon continues and we are spending the next two days sharing amazing stories of inspiration and hope from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.  I am always amazed, blown away, by the lengths St. Jude goes to in order to normalize the lives of children…
Undefeated: WBKR Tribute to St. Jude Patient Markell [Video]
Markell's story is one the most tragic, yet inspiring ones you will ever hear.  Markell was a St. Jude patient who battled cancer six different times and he did so behind the strength of people cheering him at curve in the road and step of the way.  Jaclyn and I had the honor of meeting Markell, tal…
Remembering Lane Goodwin: WBKR’s Thumbs Up Tribute [Video]
Here at WBKR, we are spending the next two days trying to strike out childhood cancer.  And every time we have our St. Jude Radiothon, we are always reminded of and inspired by Lane Goodwin, the young McLean County, Kentucky boy who, for many folks in the tristate, became THE face of childhood cance…

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