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The Hopkins County Circuit Clerk’s Workplace is on a mission to boost cash and consciousness for the Kentucky Belief For Life Organ Donation Program.
The non-profit works in offering providers comparable to training and consciousness initiatives, take care of donor households and monetary help for Kentucky transplant sufferers.
To assist elevate funds, the workplace is holding a winner-take-all raffle for objects donated by native companies and state faculties.
Gadgets embody a charbroil gasoline grill with a facet burner donated by Lowes, with grill equipment donated by First United Financial institution, a Cordless 56V Yard Trimmer donated by Clark’s True Worth, a $50 Market Present card, a $25 Sureway Present card, two folding bag chairs from Rural King, two ribeye steak dinners from Brothers’ BBQ, an autographed picture of John Calipari from College of Kentucky Basketball, an autographed picture of Chris Mack from College of Louisville Basketball, an autographed picture of Scott Satterfield from College of Louisville Soccer, a Candleberry Candle from Hanson Pharmacy, a big yeti cup, a full auto element valued at $150 from Stafford Detailing and two auto particulars valued at $100 every from Logan Gulley.
Tickets are $5 and will be purchased on the Hopkins County Circuit Court docket Clerk’s workplace on the Judicial Middle on East Middle Road in Madisonville.
Hopkins County Circuit Court docket Clerk Tanya Bowman mentioned there are different methods the tickets will be purchased as effectively.
“They will come to the workplace, we are able to come to them or they will contact any of the deputy clerks within the workplace,” mentioned Bowman. “Simply give us a name, we’d be glad to convey tickets to you.”
Karen Burns, the Chief Deputy Circuit Clerk, mentioned the objective this yr is to boost at the least $5,000.
“Our final raffle, I imagine we made $6,000, after which final yr, we didn’t have something due to COVID-19, so we are attempting to do extra this yr and begin elevating cash for that group. It is extremely pricey to the clerk’s workplace,” she mentioned.
Burns mentioned with the clerk’s workplace not coping with driver licenses anymore, it has taken a funding alternative away.
“That was an enormous fundraiser for Belief For Life as a result of everybody who got here in to get a driver’s license, they might ask them in the event that they needed to donate $1,” she mentioned.
Bowman mentioned Belief For Life is relying on every of the circuit clerks’ workplaces within the state to usher in funds wanted to thrive.
“It’s a life-saving program,” she mentioned. “Most likely a number of of us within the workplace know people who find themselves alive at present due to organ donation.”
Bowman additionally counseled her workplace group for his or her work in bringing consciousness to the workplace’s fundraiser and this system itself saying that the efforts could be nothing with out them.
“They’ve labored so onerous,” she mentioned. “This wouldn’t be attainable with out them.”
To request tickets over the telephone, name 270-824-7502. For extra details about TFL, go to www.donatelifeky.org.