Row-A-Thon – THIS Saturday – Benefits LUM


Purdue Rowing Team presents “Row-A-Thon 2021” in support of the LUM Good Samaritan Fund.


Each year, the Purdue Rowing Team sponsors “Row-A-Thon” in support of the LUM Good Samaritan Fund. Row-A-Thon is an all-day event, where the co-ed team members row a marathon of 20,000 meters in three hours on indoor rowing machines while raising funds for LUM. Purdue Crew president, Kelsey D’Amico shared that, 

“Row-A-Thon is a long-standing tradition of Purdue Crew, and a fundraiser we are once again extremely excited and proud to be able to run for those in need, especially amid the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a great way for our athletes to put in hard work toward their training while helping the community in a genuinely impactful way!”

  • THIS 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)
  • Live Online Updates — to stay up-to-date on Row-A-Thon progress, go to Purdue Crew’s Instagram, Facebook or Website

You may make a donation by mail or online. The instructions are are as follows:

  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


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.


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


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

David Kucik, Head Coach, Purdue Crew
dwk@purdue.edu

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