Purdue Crew’s Row-A-Thon — Benefits LUM

Purdue Rowing Team presents “Row-A-Thon 2021” in support of the LUM Good Samaritan Fund. Row-A-Thon is one of the largest donations each year.

TENTATIVE DETAILS for the Purdue Row-A-Thon 2021 are as follows:

  • Saturday, February 13
  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Recreational Sports Center – Purdue (due to COVID-19, the event is closed to the public)
  • Livestream – link will be added closer to the event date

Each year, the Purdue Rowing Team sponsors “Row-A-Thon” in support of the LUM Good Samaritan Fund. Row-A-Thon takes place all day  in the Recreational Sport Center at Purdue. The co-ed team members row a marathon of 26 miles in three hours on indoor rowing machines while raising funds for LUM. Check out the Livestream on Saturday, February 13 and check it out. You may make a donation in person at Row-A-Thon or by mail.

To make an online donation, the instructions are provided below:

  1. Go to giving.purdue.edu and click the GIVE NOW button
  2. Enter your donation amount
  3. In the search field for designation, scroll down and choose “Other” under Other Designations at the end of the list
  4. Type “Purdue Crew” into the blank designation box
  5. In Additional Comments box type “This gift is from ________ on behalf of (athlete(s) name – if applicable)”
  6.  Fill out the remaining online fields

Please make checks payable to Purdue Crew Club and mail your checks to:

Purdue Crew—Row-A-Thon
355 N Martin Jischke Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Thanks to Purdue Crew president, Kelsey D’Amico, Head Coach David Kucik, and the entire rowing team and coaching staff for their continued support of Lafayette Urban MinistryPlease note: the funds raised from Row-a-thon will be split 50/50 between LUM and Purdue Crew Team.

PHOTOS — Check out the photos from last year’s Row-A-Thon, click HERE.

Wes Tillett, Executive Director, Lafayette Urban Ministry
765.423.2691 | wtillett@lumserve.org

David Kucik, Head Coach, Purdue Crew

More information:
The LUM Good Samaritan Fund is an emergency financial assistance program which provides our community’s neediest families and children with a strong and reliable safety net. Help is offered for utility bills, rent, and prescription medications. In 2020, the Good Samaritan Fund served 2,017 families; provided financial assistance in averting eviction, utility disconnects and other crises 1,393 times; and shared $229,833.82.

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