Facts About Kids First


1. Donations are tax deductible

2. You Can Make Donations in 5 different ways:

  1. Payroll Deductions through United Way
  2. Check sent to P. O. Box
  3. Items to auction at the annual auction with Insight Cable
  4. Look for our booth at local events
  5. Kids First cans at area merchants

3. All the money raised is used year round to help those in need

4. No one associated with Kids First is paid a salary

  1. Officers & Board Members volunteer their time
  2. Insight cable donates the air time
  3. The people who collect items volunteer their time and resources
  4. The Knights of Columbus donate the use of the building

5. We couldn’t do what we do without YOU

6. We have used the money to help the community in these ways:

  1. Donations to Scott County School District 1 for those in need
  2. Donations to Scott County School District 2 for those in need
  3. Donations to Kids Place in Austin & Scottsburg
  4. Donations to Caring Sharing Helping Hands
  5. Donations to Mercy Missions
  6. Helped in the purchase of wheelchairs
  7. Helped autistic children
  8. Helped purchase air conditioner for infant with breathing problem
  9. Helped fire victims
  10. Bought eyeglasses for children who needed them

7. We do what we do with the help of:

  1. Insight Cable
  2. The Austin High School Media Department
  3. Local Merchants
  4. Area Industries
  5. The people who volunteer their time, knowledge & resources


The bottom line is the need is there. Everyone involved with Kids First enjoys helping. That is our goal: to help where & when it is needed. And the only way we can do that is with your continued, wonderful support. You make it all possible.

We at Kids First want to thank you for anything you can give to help us achieve these goals. With your help, we can help those who really need it God bless you.