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KAUS-AM/FM Collects, Distributes Holiday Meals

Topic: Community-Focused Initiatives
Posted on 12/21/2016

Alpha Media’s KAUS-AM/FM Austin-Albert Lea, Minn. accepted monetary donations from the community to fill grocery bags for local families who otherwise would be able to afford a holiday meal as part of its ninth annual “Feed-A-Family” event. On December 21st, every KAUS radio employee was on hand at the local Hy-Vee to fill the holiday bags alongside volunteers from the community. Over 500 bags were distributed to people who pre-registered through the local Salvation Army and $10,000 in Hy-Vee store credit was given to the Salvation Army Food Shelf. Nearly $32,000 in retail grocery products was distributed to those in need. Each holiday bag provides a holiday meal for four.

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