News 12 viewers raise $28K to help unemployed families celebrate Christmas

Organizers say nearly 200 people have registered to adopt a family on their waiting list

News 12 Staff

Dec 3, 2020, 7:49 PM

Updated 1,326 days ago

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News 12 viewers have helped raised $28,000 in just two days to give children and their families, affected by unemployment, a Christmas this year.
Unemployment advocate Jamie Pratt says there has been an outpouring of support after our story aired Tuesday which shared the plight of hundreds of unemployed families awaiting adoption for the holidays
Pratt says nearly 200 people have registered to adopt a family on their waiting list and that $22,000 has been raised to cover any other families who sign up for help.
Pratt says thanks to News 12 viewers there's now enough to give a Christmas to hundreds of children in need.
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