CBS 58, Hunger Task Force and Match Day

More than $250,000 raised for local families

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by Michele McCormack

WEST ALLIS- On March 14th of this year CBS 58 broadcast live in all of its newscasts from Hunger Task Force's warehouse, urging viewers to call in and donated.

It was part of a citywide effort for local charities where the Greater Milwaukee Foundation agreed to match those donations,

Over a 24 hour period near $269,000 was donated to Hunger Task Force.

That's even before the matching donation was made.

More than $ 2 million was raised across the board for 21 different local charities.

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