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WOIO/WUAB-TV Collects 20,000 Pounds of Food and Hundreds of Coats for Those in Need

Topic: Community-Focused Initiatives
Posted on 11/1/2016

Raycom Media’s CBS affiliate WOIO-TV and WUAB-TV Cleveland partnered with Ohio-based law firm Kisling, Nestico and Redick (KNR) for the fourth annual “KNR Coats & Cans for Kids Turkey Giveaway.” The station distributed 1,000 Thanksgiving turkeys in exchange for canned goods to benefit the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank or gently used coats for The Salvation Army and Volunteers of America. In total, 20,000 pounds of non-perishable food was collected, which will serve over 16,000 meals. Hundreds of coats were collected.

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