Milwaukee TV station WISN-TV collected more than $58,000 in school supplies to help local students at the beginning of the school year.
WISN 12’s “Class Act School Supply Drive” delivered essential school supplies to children in the Milwaukee area who need them most. The money was raised online and through text messaging.
From Aug. 24 through Sept. 2, WISN-TV and the Salvation Army conducted a fundraising drive so that local students would have backpacks, notebooks, pens, pencils, and other classroom necessities before the beginning of the school year.
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