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KSHB/KMCI partner in OneKC effort to raise more than $2 million

Posted at 10:00 PM, Apr 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-17 11:03:08-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — KSHB-TV, 41 Action News and KMCI-TV, 38 The Spot, along with several other local Kansas City television and radio stations came together to raise $1,062,008 for One KC: A Digital Day of Giving.

Wow!

Combined with the $1 million dollar match from the Hall Family Foundation and Sunderland Foundation, the total raised Thursday exceeded $2,062,008.

In addition, 41 Action News, in partnership with its’ parent company, Scripps, and the Scripps Howard Foundation were honored to be able to contribute $5,000.00 to One KC.

“We are proud to be a part of this unique community. For our staff, our focus is simple – One Voice. One Mission. One KC,” Kathleen Choal, KSHB/KMCI vice president and general manager, said.

KC, you opened up your hearts and your wallets. Your generosity will go a long way to help our friends and neighbors throughout the community.

41 Action News would also like to thank our fellow broadcast and charitable partners throughout Kansas City for their support.

Throughout the day, we told you stories about agencies across Kansas City that are making a difference.

Tom Esselman with Connecting for Good

Diedre Anderson with United Inner City Services

Lynn Rose with Community Services League

Ryan Hundall, Della Lamb Community Services

Doug Day with KC Care Health Center

Precious Stargell Cushman with Community LINC

John Maloney with Grandview Assistance Program

Diane Rojas with Guadalupe Centers