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WBZ-TV Supports Community Through ‘A Patriots Day of Giving’

Topic: Vaccine Education
Posted on 4/20/2020

CBS-owned WBZ-TV Boston and The Boston Athletic Association raised nearly $300,000 during an all-day fundraising effort, “A Patriots’ Day of Giving,” on April 20. This event featured special Boston Marathon programming, including a rebroadcast of the 2014 and 2018 races as well as an airing of “BOSTON: The Documentary.”

Proceeds support the Massachusetts COVID-19 Relief Fund, which helps support essential frontline workers and vulnerable neighbors facing homelessness, food insecurity and loss of critical services as a result of the COVID-19 public health crisis.

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