One of the most popular Christmas fundraisers is back and bigger than ever. You'll have fun and help ensure every family has a very special Christmas this holiday season at the Christmas Wish Cruise-In and Toy Drive! There are BIG things planned.

Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images
Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images

When we had to cancel the 2020 Christmas Wish fundraiser it was so sad. Everyone was excited about the celebration and raising money to help tri-state families. Because of the pandemic, it wasn't to be. It was a huge financial hit for the non-profit. Well, things are about to change as we gear up for a bigger fundraiser this year!

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WBKR Christmas Wish Fundraiser

Grab your family and friends for a day of fun! The 2021 Annual Christmas Wish Fundraiser will happen on Saturday, November 20th, 2021. Come out to Applebee's in Owensboro from 11 AM until 4 PM. Plan on live music, great food, amazing auction items, a cakewalk, and more! Santa will be arriving from the North Pole at 12 o'clock for photos and to talk to the kiddos. We sure hope that you can make it. 100% of all the proceeds go directly to families in need this holiday season. 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., Silver Beach Marathon,, American Patriot Getaways, Bluegrass Biker News, Kentucky Hawg Mafia, and the endless others that have stepped up to volunteer, or donated to the fundraiser. As Christmas Wish gets set to celebrate their 45th Anniversary season, the event will help so many families that need a hand up.

Rae Moffatt Jones
Rae Moffatt Jones

Car and Bike Cruise-In at the Fundraiser

It's going to be a great day when classic cars, bikes, jeeps, and trucks pull into Applebee's in Owensboro. I just love the roar of the engines and hanging out with fellow classic car enthusiasts. All years makes, and models of the hottest classic cars, trucks, and bikes in town will be all around. Whether you want to show off your classic car, or you just want to check out the best vintage vehicles in town, there will be something for everyone to enjoy at the fundraiser.

Silent Auction

If you want to do some early Christmas shopping, there will be some amazing silent auction items up for grabs. We're loaded up with the good stuff, from gift cards, gift baskets, home decor, name-brand items, and more! AND, how does a 3 Day/2 Night vacation in a Deluxe Cabin in Gatlinburg/ Pigeon Forge compliments of Patriot Getaways sound? Yep! That will be up for grabs as well.

Live Music at the Fundraiser

We're still working on the final list of performers that will take the stage. I can tell you that we'll have a Nashville-based artist who currently has the #1 song on Contemporary Christian Radio, an upcoming country music star who's won prestigious awards already in her young career, and many more talented artists will take the stage. Be watching for the music schedule in the next few days. We're SO excited to have so many performers willing to give their time to help those in need.

Come have fun and help a worthy cause!

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.

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