Operation Kids In the News: Honoring John Walsh

We wanted to share with you some of the coverage regarding the donations made at the 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award Gala, honoring John Walsh.

Deseret Morning News: $250,000 Donated to Internet Crime Unit 

“It’s exciting,” Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff told the Deseret News on Tuesday. “We’ll use a little bit toward equipment. The majority of it will be used for overtime to put cops behind computers to go after these guys.”

Salt Lake Tribune: $250,000 Grant to Help Fight Web Crimes

The state has received a $250,000 grant for fighting Internet crimes involving children. The Salt Lake City nonprofit Operation Kids made the donation this month to the Utah Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Look to The Stars: Operation Kids Honors America’s Most Wanted Man

Operation Kids honored John Walsh, host of America’s Most Wanted, last Saturday, October 11, at its Annual Lifetime Achievement Award Gala for the more than 25 years he has spent working to protect children.

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children: Operation Kids Raises $500,000 for NCMEC

“We are honored to be recognized by Operation Kids,” said Ernie Allen, president and CEO of NCMEC. “They understand that our children face a wide range of issues that can threaten their well being and by supporting organizations that work on the most critical of those issues they make it possible for thousands of children to lead healthier and safer lives.  We appreciate the confidence that Operation Kids has placed in us with this donation and the opportunity it provides for us to continue our work.”

XanGoSphere (The Official XanGo Blog): Great Times at the OpKids’ Gala

“As always, we’re proud to support Operation Kids and it was great to see a man like John Walsh receive the recognition he deserves.”

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One response to “Operation Kids In the News: Honoring John Walsh

  1. Any non-profit and philanthropy groups are changing the world with their efforts. Lets thank the heroes who put forth the unmeasurable efforts!

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