Local Parade Brings In Big Donations For Pile It On Drive
The donations poured in at the North Mankato Fun Days Parade over the weekend. The crew from KEYC News 12 and Fox 12 Mankato were out along the route taking donations as part of the Pile it on for the Echo Food shelf initiative.
KEYC News 12 and Fox 12 Mankato was also joined by the folks at the ECHO Food Shelf, Snell Motors, Target and Radio Mankato.
With the help of the community over $2,400 in cash donations and over 2,000 pounds in nonperishable items were collected.
Everything donated will benefit the ECHO food shelf to help those in need.
The Pile It On tradition began back in 1993. To date, over 79,000 pounds of non-perishable items and over $52,000 in cash donations has been collected.
--KEYC News 12