MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) – The 2022 TV6 Canathon wrapped up Thursday and we’re wanting by preliminary numbers on how a lot has been raised.

This yr, communities throughout Higher Michigan got here collectively to boost 166,000 pounds of food.

This was the primary yr as TV6 Canathon Coordinator for TV6 Artistic Companies and Advertising and marketing Director Tony Stagliano.

“You simply really feel the charity,” Stagliano mentioned. “You’re feeling the love and you are feeling the sense of neighborhood from each nook of the Higher Peninsula. It’s simply been an awesome expertise of delight, enthusiasm and appreciation.”

UPPCO donated $10,000 to this yr’s Canathon.

That cash is being shared between food pantries in UPPCO’s service space.

From 2020-2022, UPPCO has donated a complete of $40,000 to the Canathon effort.

UPPCO mentioned it’s a proud neighborhood supporter and that is one other means the corporate helps its neighbors.

Stagliano accepted the verify from the UPPCO workplace in Ishpeming Wednesday.

Moreover, three Marquette county nursing properties competed to see who might gather essentially the most non-perishable food for the TV6 Canathon.

The winner of the touring trophy was Marquette County Medical Care Facility.

The overall between MCMCF, Eastwood Nursing Heart and Norlite Nursing Heart was 2,830 pounds.

You may nonetheless donate a financial contribution to the TV6 Canathon here. The donation will nonetheless go to the food pantry of your alternative.

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