June 14, 2018 10:48 PM
The 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS Summer Harvest for Kids campaign succeeded in every way Thursday.
KSTP was live at the Mall of America throughout the day, where volunteers received calls and donations all day Thursday, to help ensure no child goes hungry this summer.
As of 10:30 p.m., $282,500 had been raised. The original goal was set for $100,000. That is over 565,000 kids that will be served a lunch this summer.
The donation link will remain open through June 22, as donations are still being made.
KSTP Reporter Callan Gray, who was at the Mall of America Thursday, said two women dropped off a $500 check at a point in the drive when donations would be matched.
Stay with KSTP.com and watch 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS to learn more about how you can contribute.
The outpouring of support for our #SummerHarvestforKids campaign is awesome!! @MATTER_ngo’s CEO explains how today’s donations directly help kids in this community. WATCH: https://t.co/YZkz2QMF2e pic.twitter.com/GmdebbPwFY— Callan Gray (@CallanGrayNews) June 14, 2018
Updated: June 14, 2018 10:48 PM
Created: June 14, 2018 05:32 AM
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