History of Charitable Giving

The Lawrence St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee has been organizing parades and charitable fundraising since 1988.

To date, we have donated over $ 804,621 to local Lawrence children's charities.

Year Charity Funding
2014 Bikers Against Child Abuse $18,000.00
Baby Jay's Legacy of Hope $18,000.00
Camp Bromelsick Foundation $18,000.00
2013 Lawrence Arts Center - Children's Scholarship Fund $15,000.00
Ballard Community Service - Ballard Center $15,000.00
County Fair Swim Club $15,000.00
2012 The Lawrence Blue Santa Program  $15,000.00
Headquarters Counseling Center $15,000.00
Just Food $15,000.00
tiny-K Early Intervention Program  $5,000.00
Homegrown Lawrence $5,000.00
Theatre Lawrence, Youth Education Program $5,000.00
2011 Junior Achievement  $22,000.00
Cooper's Cause Foundation  $22,000.00
Imagine Drop-In Childcare  $22,000.00
2010 Willow (formerly Women's Transitional Care Services) $10,500.00
Douglas County CASA  $10,500.00
Family Promise  $10,500.00
Van Go Mobile Arts $10,500.00
Lawrence Humane Society  $10,500.00
2009 Boy's and Girl's Club of New York Elementary $20,750.00
Lawrence Parents as Teachers $20,750.00
GaDuGi Safe Center $5,500.00
Lawrence High School Positive Support Team $1,000.00
2008 Social Service League $22,000.00
County Fair Swim Club $22,000.00
2007 O’Connell Youth Ranch $35,000.00
Operation Kindergarten $10,000.00
Strategic Education Center $5,000.00
2006 Douglas County Friends of Children in Foster Care Foundation $20,000.00
Health Care Access Clinic $20,000.00
Douglas Co./K-State Research and Extension 4-H and Youth Development $5,000.00
2005/06 Holcom Sports Complex—Ice Field Scoreboard—Parks & Rec. $5,000.00
2005 The Shelter, Inc.  $27,000.00
Lawrence Youth Football Program $18,000.00
2004 Crown Casting Club $50,000.00
2003 Boys and Girls Club $38,000.00
2002 DG Co. Infant/Toddler Coordinating Council $30,000.00
2001 The Ballard Center $25,000.00
2000 LMH Pediatrics Center $21,000.00
1999 Brookcreek Learning Center $13,000.00
1998 Crown Casting Club $20,000.00
1997 Lawrence Schools Foundation—Early Childhood Development $19,000.00
1996 Lawrence Parks and Recreation—"Wee Folks" Scholarships $12,000.00
1995 Hannah’s House $10,500.00
1994 THRIL (Therapeutic Horse Riding Instruction of Lawrence) $8,000.00
1993 Big Brothers/Big Sisters $8,000.00
1992 Ryan Gray Playground (2) $16,021.00
1991 Ryan Gray Playground (1) $12,000.00
1990 Boys & Girls Club $5,000.00
1989 Cottonwood $1,800.00
1988 FOP (March of Dimes) $800.00

 

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