5PM INTERVIEW: "Katharine's Wish" Toy Wish

Katharine's Wish is an annual toy drive to benefit children receiving medical care in Western Wisconsin.
Drive runs November 11-22

From News Release:
In July 2012, Katharine became the youngest member in the Eau Claire Community Foundation's history to create a donor-advised fund. She did this in order to expand her efforts in helping more children. She has 5 years to raise $25,000 for this fund and in just one year has already raised $20,000. Once she reaches this goal, the earnings and, if needed, a portion of the principal will go directly to grants recommended for hospitals to purchase toys for children receiving medical care. A tax deductible donation to this fund can be made anytime online at www.KatharinesWish.org or through the Eau Claire Community Foundation at www.eccommunityfoundation.org. Mail your checks to ECCF/Katharine’s Wish, 306 S. Barstow St. Suite 104, Eau Claire, WI 54701.

There are 25+ drop-off locations for new, unwrapped toys including; all 10 Gordy’s County Markets. In Eau Claire; all three Ken Vance Dealerships, WQOW TV-18, Country Jam USA, Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association, Lori Bishop/Century 21 Metro Realty, Stucky Chiropractic, The Olive Garden, Robbins Elementary, South Middle and Memorial High Schools. Four, Fantastic Sams locations in Eau Claire & Chippewa Falls, Brad’s Affordable Auto Repair in Chippewa Falls and Zanzibar Restaurant & Pub in Menomonie.


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