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WANE-TV and Area Sports Teams Collect Coats for Wayne, Ind., Children

Topic: Youth-Focused Initiatives

LIN Media’s WANE-TV, Fort Wayne Ind., recently congratulated its viewers for participating in the "Share the Warmth: Coats for Kids" 11th annual collection. WANE-TV collected 3,017 coats, scarves and mittens, which were distributed to children from 50 area social service agencies, schools and families. Local sports teams the Komets Hockey Team and the Mad Ants Basketball squad also participated in the drive, providing incentives for fans who donated a coat. Since 1999, WANE-TV has collected 27,460 coats for Northeast Indiana’s children.

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