KDKA 'Warmathon' Raises $404,558 To Help Families Stay Warm
February 13, 2015 at 3:59 PM (PT)
CBS RADIO News-Talk KDKA-A/PITTSBURGH's annual WARMATHON raised $404,558 for DOLLAR ENERGY FUND THURSDAY and TODAY (2/12-13). The funds will help keep the heat on for 1,155 families in the PITTSBURGH area; the event has raised $2.25 million to help 6.550 families since 2009.
DOLLAR ENERGY FUND CEO CHAD QUINN said, “The generosity of our donors is overwhelming. With more than $400,000 raised, this is our best WARMATHON we’ve had in our seven years of putting on this event. We look forward to using the contributions made over the past two days to help our neighbors in need maintain or restore safe utility service this winter.”
CBS RADIO PITTSBURGH VP/GM MICHAEL YOUNG said, “Helping our community is part of the DNA of KDKA. The kindness of Southwestern Pennsylvanians is overwhelming and continues to impress us at KDKA year after year.”