Philadelphia Radio Show Raises 683 Tons Of Food And $75,000 For Food Bank In 5 Days

December 8, 2016

The "Preston & Steve" radio show in Philadelphia raised 1,367,384 pounds (683 tons) of food and $75,000 for a local food bank in just 5 days.

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This is the largest amount collected in the event's 15-year run. Last year, WMMR collected 580 tons.

WMMR reports that each pound of food will provide one meal and each dollar will provide two meals.

Check out the great video Camp Out for Hunger: Behind the Can to see how this event has become the single largest food drive in the country:

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