Statement From Rev. Earl E. Nance, Jr., Chair Emeritus, Heatupstlouis.org — $295,000.00 Raised So far, TODAY!
(February 10, 2017) Once again with the hard work of local Hardee’s franchisees’ crew members, Heatupstlouis.org announces preliminary fundraising results for the 17th Annual Hardee’s Rise ‘N Shine for Heat fundraiser. Due to the efforts of more than 650 volunteers collecting tips during breakfast hours on Friday, the thrust of the St. Louis media; Hardee’s customers and volunteer efforts, so far, Rise ‘N Shine for #heatupstl has raised about $295,000.00, with the anticipation of exceeding our 2016 goal by Monday. Hardee’s is keeping up collection canister all weekend long, through Sunday night and is asking its customers and the public to drop by additional donations in their special canisters. You can still go online to Heatupstlouis.org to make a secure donation this weekend. As Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson, Honorary Campaign chair said earlier today, “Heatupstlouis.org has proven to save lives, to keep Missouri and Illinois residents from avoiding unsafe methods of heating, during the cold weather.”