Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate WAPT-TV Jackson, Miss. collected 220,326 cans of food in its “Food for Families Football Challenge,” which asks local high schools to collect cans at football games. WAPT’s PSA featuring Sen. Roger Wicker, Rep. Bennie Thompson and Rep. Greg Harper encouraged participation. In 24 years, WAPT has collected almost 3.7 million cans.
More stories on Community-Focused Initiatives