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WMMR-FM Collects 1.6 Million Pounds of Food

Topic: Community-Focused Initiatives
Posted on 12/4/2017

Beasley’s WMMR-FM Philadelphia media personalities celebrated their 20th year of the "Preston & Steve Camp Out for Hunger." Preston and Steve lived in the parking lot of Xfinity Live! Philadelphia from November 27 to December 1 to solicit food donations from listeners and businesses in the greater Philadelphia area. This year’s efforts yielded over 839 tons of food – that’s 1,679,823 pounds. Combined with $272,683 in monetary donations, this campaign provided over 2.2 million meals for individuals facing hunger insecurity.

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