Christmas Wish Cruise-In, Toy Drive Fundraiser Huge Success in Owensboro, Kentucky
What a beautiful day of giving at the Christmas Wish Cruise-in and Toy Drive. It's time to take a look back and to share how much money was raised, all to help ensure that every family has a special Christmas this holiday season.
It was an exciting day raising money to help tri-state families on Saturday, November 20th, 2021. There was incredible live music, great food, amazing auction items, and Santa came from the North Pole to help make the fundraiser so successful. 100% of all the proceeds will go directly to families in need this holiday season. So many motorcycles and vintage vehicles showed up with toys for good little boys and girls. It was something to see when everyone started pulling into the Applebee's parking lot.
There were also many people who were just heading out to eat, heard about the fundraiser on the radio, and chose to stop by to eat and to donate. Many brought their children so they could get a photo, and tell Santa what they want for Christmas this year. We appreciate every single one of you that participated and donated.
After you take a look back at the Christmas Wish Cruise-in & Toy Drive, we'll reveal the grand total that was raised to help so many others that need it the most this season.
Take a Look Back, 2021 Christmas Wish Cruise-in & Toy Drive
Can you believe it? A whopping $6,000 was raised at the Christmas Wish Cruise-in & Toy Drive, between cash donations and toys that were donated. That's absolutely incredible and will help so many families have a brighter Christmas this year!
We couldn't do it without our amazing sponsors. We appreciate the support from our title sponsor, Troutmans Mobile Home Transport. Thanks also go out to these sponsors, Clark Distributing Co. who made a very large contribution and donated auction items, Applebee's for hosting the event, along with Sonya and her wonderful team, Silver Beach Marathon, YouGotitHomes.com, American Legion Post 9, Embry's Maintenance & Repair, Firehouse Subs, Bob Sanders, Jr. Rearden, American Patriot Getaways, Bluegrass Biker News, Kentucky Hawg Mafia, and the countless others that stepped up to volunteer, or donated to the fundraiser. As Christmas Wish celebrates its 45th Anniversary season, the fundraiser will help so many families that need a hand up.
We also need to thank Teddy Hatfield, Annabel Whitledge, Steve Bridgmon, and Dakota Hayden for performing at the event. A special thank you to Rae Moffatt Jones for taking all of the photos!
Remember that if you're in need or know someone that is, fill out your Christmas Wish letter below. We want to help you this holiday season.