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Help for Harvesters: A Day of Giving raises more than $70,000

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Posted at 9:01 PM, Jun 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-16 08:17:18-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, 9:48 p.m. | Help for Harvesters has raised more than $70,000.

Thank to your donations, along with a $12,000 donation from the Scripps Howard Foundation and a dollar-for-dollar match on behalf of a Harvesters’ community partner, we were able to raise $70,320 for Help for Harvesters.

KC, you opened up your hearts and your wallets. Your generosity will go a long way to help feed our friends and neighbors throughout the community. 41 Action News, and our partners at the Scripps Howard Foundation, would to thank you for your support and willingness to help the Kansas City Metro.

ORIGINAL STORY | The COVID-19 pandemic has affected families across the world, country and here locally.

To help the Kansas City community in need, 41 Action News is having a digital day of giving to benefit Harvesters.

The “Help for Harvesters” campaign will begin at 4:30 Monday morning. Every dollar that is donated will go toward helping a local family in need.

In partnership with the E.W. Scripps Company, 41 Action News will kick off the drive with a $12,000 donation.

Harvesters is a regional food bank that serves a 26-county area of northwestern Missouri and northeastern Kansas.

Click here to make a donation.