NEW INFORMATION: Live auction raises $84,000+

By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email
By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email

Feed My People Food Bank is a food distribution center that supplies more than 6 million pounds of food annually to more than 100 hunger-relief agencies in 14 west central Wisconsin counties. According to food bank records, in July more than 26,000 people received food from its partner programs throughout west central Wisconsin.

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - A recent fundraiser for the Feed My People Food Bank raised more than $84,000 for local hunger relief.

On Thursday, Feed my People announced the total amount that an August 2 live auction brought in. The event was at Gordy's County Market on Hamilton Avenue in Eau Claire.

The executive director of Feed My People says the money helps provide food for struggling families and help the facility bring in more nutritious food.

More than 200 area businesses donated more than 900 items for the auction.

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