NewsChannel 7's annual food drive and fundraiser, Share Your Holidays shattered a record in 2012. With the matching grants, donors gave more then $44,000 and hundreds of bags of food. All of it goes to the Salvation Army and Neighbor's Place.
The final day of Share Your Holidays begins with a classic. The make a donation, get a cup of coffee and cookie homemade by Jeff Thelen's mom. It runs from 4:30am to 7am Friday at the NewsChannel 7 studios on Grand Ave. in Wausau.
Thank you to numerous organizations and businesses who have made donations to Share Your Holidays this week! Our total is now $6422. But that's well short of the goal of $25,000, for which we get matching grants.
Check Out Hunger, the grocery bagging event for Share Your Holidays raised $400 and lots of food. Members of the NewsChannel 7 staff bagged people's groceries at Trig's in Wausau in return for a donation to the food drive/fund raiser.
The new evening edition of the Celebrity Gas Pump raised $602.25 and a car full of food for Share Your Holidays Friday evening. Combined with the traditional morning event and the total is $1125 and three cars full of food.
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