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WTAE Raises $1.2 Million for Food Bank

Topic: Vaccine Education
Posted on 4/15/2020

Hearst’s ABC affiliate WTAE Pittsburg raised, raised $1.2 million, the equivalent of more than 6 million meals, during the Project Community: Day of Giving virtual fundraiser on April 15. The money will help the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank provide more than six million meals. It was the largest single day fundraising in the station’s 62-year history.

“Local broadcasters have the unique ability to respond quickly and reach the masses in a time of crisis,” said General Manager Charles W. Wolfertz III. “We are proud we could be of service to our neighbors and our partners at the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, when they need it most.”

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