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Corus Feeds Kids Raises $42K in Winnipeg

December 12, 2014 5:55 AM | News

Corus Feeds Kids

Corus Feeds Kids raised $42,095 for Winnipeg Harvest on Thursday. (HANDOUT)

Corus Radio Winnipeg brought in $42,095 to help feed Manitoba children on Thursday.

The entertainment group, which operates 680 CJOB, Power 97 and 99.1 Fresh FM, held a 12 Hours of Christmas Auction in support of Winnipeg Harvest.

Listeners were invited to bid on auction items from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. as the stations held live remotes and collected cash and food donations. All funds raised support Hunger for Hope, a Winnipeg Harvest program dedicated to ending child hunger in Manitoba.

Corus Feeds Kids’ goal is to raise $3 million and contribute 3,000 employee hours in three years. Winnipeggers can also drop off food donations at Grant Park Shopping Centre, near the Liquor Mart entrance, until December 24.