KQ98 Cares

The 2024 Decorah Rocks Hungry Hungry Heroes Pancake Breakfast and Hometown Heroes Hike happens on June 15th starting at 8AM. All proceeds form this fundraiser benefit the Winneshiek County emergency responders services. These are the people that come to help at a moments notice to protect us, fight fires, and provide emergency medical assistance. They […]

KQ98 along with Winnmed wanted a to find a way to honor our veterans. Freedom Honor Flight is a La Crosse-based organization that flies  Veterans to Washington D.C. to visit the memorials that stand in their honor. Trips includes several hours at the World War II Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, Vietnam Wall, Lincoln Memorial, the […]

Volunteer emergency services in small communities rely on fundraisers and charitable contributions. They are used to buy anything from safety equipment to fire trucks and ambulances. KQ98 Cares along with WinnMed donated $500 to the Ridgeway, Iowa Fire Department so they can purchase air packs. These will help them safely battle fires and protect their […]

There are a lot of fun ways to help raise funds for special events and programs. This one has to be the … coolest! Sorry for the pun. Polar Plunge in LaCrosse is the longest running one in the state and they’ve been doing it for 26 years. All the funds they raise go to […]

The Houston Girls Basketball team has always had a game to help raise funds for the Houston Area Cancer Support Group. It has always been successful, but this year they want to take it up a notch and make the biggest donation ever. At their game against Southland on January 30th they will be accepting […]

Semcac is a Community Action Agency and part of the Minnesota Community Action Partnership network, consisting of 24 agencies plus Indigenous Tribes across the State of Minnesota. Also, Minnesota is part of the National Community Action network of over 1,000 agencies, nationwide. Community Action celebrates 60 years of helping people and changing lives in 2024. […]

Every year around the holidays we hear about the needs in our communities. It’s good to be reminded that not everyone has it easy at this time of year. With that, if you are able to help by volunteering or by giving donations that is greatly appreciated by everyone. Even the smallest donation of money […]

What started as a dinner in a church basement has now flourished and grown into an event too big for any one church. The LaCrosse Community thanksgiving Dinner supplies meals to anyone that wants to not only get a turkey dinner with all the trimmings, but also be with people in their community. The dinner […]

DLC Inc. is a bit different from other charitable organizations in a small town. There was a need for a fundraiser for their local town celebration soon after the pandemic. Business owners Dusty Franzwa, Lucas Meyer, and Chris Schroeder (DLC) got together and decided they would head the drive for the funds. They decided to […]

Every year the Mid-West Family gets together and helps broadcast the Children’s Miracle Network radiothon. When we’re on the air you hear different voices on our different stations from KQ98, Z93, Classic Hits, and The Rock. We were very happy to help donate $500 to CMN as part of KQ98 Cares with the help of […]

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