Continuing their mission of raising money for Evansville area children's charities, the local non-profit founded by Evansville Police Chief Billy Bolin and Sargent Pat Phernetton, made the day much brighter for several well deserving charities in the Tri-State on Friday.

Taking the money raised from this year's annual Guns 'N' Hoses charity boxing match at the Ford Center, 911 Gives Hope gladly handed out $47,000 to the following not-for-profits:

  • Ark Crisis Child Care Center—$2000
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters—$2000
  • Boys and Girls Club—$2000
  • Easter Seals—$2000
  • Evansville ARC—$2500
  • Ivy Tech Bike--$500
  • Forest hills Back to School Outreach—$1000
  • Dream Center/Media Ministries—$5000
  • Mended Little Hearts—$5000
  • Wish Upon A Star--$3500
  • St. Vincent Daycare--$3500
  • Shop with a Sheriff--$1000
  • Hoosier Burn Camp—$5000
  • Hadi Shriners--$3000
  • EPD Foundation/Schroerstrong—$3000
  • Youth Resources—$2000

They also made a couple of donations to individual children with special medical needs. They were,

  • Kiersten—Lisa Masterson Englehardt--$2000
  • Jessica Pollock--$2000

Check out the entire presentation, which also included recognizing two firefighters who have participated in every Guns 'N' Hoses event to date.