WCCO/Minneapolis Raises Over $261,901 For Food Bank In 'Let's Kick Hunger Day' Radiothon
January 29, 2016 at 1:26 PM (PT)
CBS RADIO News-Talk WCCO-A/MINNEAPOLIS and TASTE OF THE NFL's seventh annual “Let’s Kick Hunger Day” radiothon on THURSDAY (1/28) raised over $261,901 for SECOND HARVEST HEARTLAND food bank. The event has raised over $1.4 million over seven years.
“The ‘Let’s Kick Hunger Day’ radiothon is proof that when we come together as a community, we can make a difference for those in need in amazing and transformative ways,” said SECOND HARVEST HEARTLAND CEO ROB ZEASKE. “We are incredibly grateful to WCCO RADIO, Taste of the NFL, our event sponsors, and each and every ‘Let’s Kick Hunger Day’ donor for their commitment and dedication to helping to end hunger.”
“It is remarkable to witness the generosity and support of our listeners, who have helped make the ‘Let’s Kick Hunger Day’ radiothon a rousing success for seven years running,” said CBS RADIO MINNEAPOLIS SVP, Market Manager SHANNON KNOEPKE. “And it’s a real honor for all of us at WCCO RADIO to be a part of such a meaningful and important effort.”
“We couldn’t be more pleased with the growth of the ‘Let’s Kick Hunger Day’ radiothon over these past seven years,” said TASTE OF THE NFL founder WAYNE KOSTROSKI. “It’s really a privilege for all of us at TASTE OF THE NFL to be a part of something that is helping our neighbors in need.”