LOG A LOAD FOR KIDS® RAISES OVER $2 MILLION IN 2007
RELEASE: February 15, 2008
CONTACT: Linda Gibson (301/910-5502)
Rockville, MD — Loggers from 26 states, working in coalition with forest products businesses and forestry equipment dealers, raised over $2 million for local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospitals during the 2007 Log A Load For Kidsïƒ¢ campaign.
Since the campaign’s beginning in 1988, state Log A Load For Kids programs have raised a total close to $25 million for approximately 70 local CMN hospitals. “Thanks to your support and generous contributions, the lives of numerous children have been enriched during the last 19 years,” Log A Load For Kids Advisory Group Chairman Robert Williams told donors nationwide. “This year we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of Log A Load For Kids. Let’s strive to carry the load for the children, our most precious resource, even higher these next twenty.”
Log A Load For Kids is an annual campaign which encourages loggers and others to donate the value of a load of logs, or any amount, to local non-profit Children’s Miracle Network hospitals.
Total funds raised by 26 participating states during 2007 follow:
|LOG A LOAD FOR KIDS FUNDRAISING TOTALS – 2007|
The Forest Resources Association Inc. is proud to be the national sponsor of the Log A Load For Kids® program. FRA promotes the interests of forest products industry members in the economical, efficient, and sustainable use of forest resources to meet the needs of the wood fiber supply chain through private enterprise