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Operation: Rock Out Hunger collects 2,300 turkeys, $53,000 in donations from WNY community

Posted at 9:39 PM, Nov 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-24 16:38:18-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — In a year of unprecedented need, Operation: Rock Out Hunger has kicked off its 15th year collecting turkeys, food and monetary donations.

Western New Yorkers have donated more than 2,300 turkeys and collected around $53,000 in monetary donations.

DJ Jickster, of 97 Rock, along with volunteers, spent several days collecting frozen turkeys, non-perishable food items and funds to feed families in need in the parking lot of Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital.

You can donate and learn more about Rock Out Hunger here. 7ABC is proud to co-sponsor of Rock Out Hunger with Kaleida Health and 97 Rock.


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