KQ98 Cares is a charity fund designed to give support and awareness to local non-profit organizations. Our mission is to highlight the good works happening locally. Each month, we’ll feature a different organization and how their service impacts the Tri-State area. 


Speaking with Maya Roberts about Neighbors In Action you can really tell how passionate she and her team are to live up to their mission: to connect older people to resources that improve their quality of life, help them age safely, and enable them to engage in their community. They strive to support older adults’ […]

Mark Buttell, the creator of Ring & Run, Inc., was born with congenital Heart Disease. This led to numerous procedures throughout his life: four open heart surgeries, two heart ablations, and three ICD’s (Internal Cardio Defibrillator). In 2007, the local community held a benefit for him and his family, to help pay for the ongoing […]

Neilah aka NeNe is a beautiful, happy 14-month-old little girl. She is the daughter of Breanna and Barry Nobles of Waukon, Iowa. NeNe has 3 brothers and 1 sister. NeNe was born 11/16/2020 with Complex Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease and spent the first 45 days of her life at the University of Iowa Stead Family […]

THE FRYE FAMILY FROM RIDGEWAY, MINNESOTA LOST THEIR HOME AND THEIR POSSESSIONS IN A HOUSE FIRE. A GO FUND ME PAGE HAS BEEN SET UP IN THEIR NAME. THEY COULD USE HELP TO GET CLOTHES FOR THEIR KIDS AND GET BACK ON THEIR FEET AS THEY FIND A NEW HOME. https://www.gofundme.com/f/they-lost-everything-in-a-fire-please-help?qid=6372ac672a3dde0b8947fef95ee3a4cd

THE WILSON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT ALONG WITH THE JORDAN MURPHY FFA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND ARE HOSTING A FUNDRAISER APRIL 9TH AT THE WITOKA TAVERN. A PORK CHOP DINER AND MUSIC FROM TROUBLE SHOOTER WILL FOLLOW. IT’S THE CHOP HOP! CLICK THE PICTURE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

FOR MORE THAN THIRTY YEARS HORSE SENSE HAS BEEN HELPING INDIVIDUALS MAINTAIN THEIR INDEPENDENCE AND CONFIDENCE. THROUGH THE USE OF HORSE THERAPY. THEY HELP YOUTH AND ADULTS WITH AND WITHOUT DISABILITIES. THEY STRIVE TO IMPROVE THE BODIES, MINDS AND SPIRITS OF THEIR RIDERS BY MAKING FRIENDSHIP BONDS WITH THEIR HORSES. KQ98 CARES ALONG WITH THE […]

THE ARTS ARE AN IMPORTANT PART OF OUR LIVES. THEY BRING US JOY AND WAYS TO LOOK AT THE WORLD DIFFERENTLY. WE ALL LOOK FOR WAYS TO SUPPORT THOSE BRINGING ART TO OUR LOCAL COMMUNITIES. KQ98 CARES ALONG WITH THE LA CROSSE REGIONAL AIRPORT ARE HELPING TO SUPPORT LANESBORO ARTS. THROUGH THEIR ART PROGRAMS THEY […]

Tis the season for bright lights and holiday cheer! KQ98 Cares and the La Crosse Regional Airport want you to go check out the 27th Annual Rotary Lights at Riverside Park. There are nearly 160,000 visitors per year that come enjoy the holiday tradition. The best part is that you can walk, drive through, or […]

After a year apart KQ98 Cares and the La Crosse Regional Airport are supporting an event that brings us together. The La Crosse Community Thanksgiving Dinner is held annually on Thanksgiving day at the La Crosse Center. This event celebrates our community every year and is made possible through the generosity and support of caring […]

WE ALL KNOW THE WINTERS IN THE TRI-STATES CAN BE FULL OF SNOW AND SOMETIMES BE BRUTALLY COLD. CHILDREN IN OUR AREA NEED PROTECTION FROM THE HARSH CONDITIONS AND NOT EVERYONE CAN AFFORD PROPER WINTER GEAR. KQ98 AND THE LA CROSSE REGIONAL AIRPORT ARE TEAMING UP TO HIGHLIGHT CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF LA CROSSE AND THEIR […]

KQ98 CARES AND THE LACROSSE REGIONAL AIRPORT ARE PROUD TO SUPPORT OUR VETERANS. WE WISH TO SAY THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND BRAVERY. WE ARE EXCITED FOR THE RETURN OF THE FREEDOM HONOR FLIGHTS THAT WILL FLY OUT OF LACROSSE IN SEPTEMBER ON THE 11TH AND ALSO IN OCTOBER ON THE 9TH! THAT’S TWO […]

THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF LA CROSSE IS OPEN AND READY TO SEE YOUR SMILING FACES! WITH THE PANDEMIC SUBSIDING YOU AND YOUR KIDS CAN GO VISIT THEM AND HAVE FUN WHILE LEARNING. YOU’LL NEED TO CHECK THEIR WEBSITE FOR RULES AND HOURS OF OPERATION. THE LA CROSSE REGIONAL AIRPORT AND MATTRESSES AND MORE IN WINONA […]

People battling cancer need support, and the best place to get that is from those around them in their community. Every year the Houston Area Cancer Support group raises funds for local patients and their families with an auction and a biscuits and gravy breakfast with all the funds staying LOCAL. The LaCrosse Regional Airport […]

The Anthony Fund was established in memory of Anthony Fimple as a tribute to his kind spirit, giving nature, and dedication to his community. Even though his life was cut short by violence, his example will live on through philanthropy in his name. Nature conservancy, feeding/sheltering the homeless, and assisting elders were important to Anthony, […]

Neighbors Helping Neighbors in Winona helps folks that have short term needs that can be met with the help of community volunteers. The group developed from Engage Winona after the early days of the Covid pandemic and has evolved in the last year. Neighbors Helping Neighbors has coordinated the creation of thousands of homemade masks […]

Since 2010 the La Crosse Area Veteran Mentor Program has been helping Veterans in need of support and health care and assisting them with finding and utilizing programs that support their return from active duty. LAVMP has been a great resource for veterans in our area. LAVMP is hosting the second Seasonal Bag Giveaway, a […]

Things aren’t completely back to normal and some families are still struggling to get back on their feet. The Winona Volunteer Services is celebrating 45 years of a caring network of dedicated volunteers and partners that secure and distribute food clothing and other resources in a dignified manner to people in need. March is Food […]

Capable Canines of Wisconsin, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that trains and places service dogs. They are dedicated to providing assistance and support to children and adults living with autism, seizures, diabetes, and physical disabilities. Capable Canines serves 5 states including Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, and Michigan. If you would like to make a donation or […]



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