Million Penny Mission Raises Over $3,500 For Area Rescue Missions
A little pocket change can go a long way.
The Rescue Missions of Rome and Utica are restocking pantry shelves with the help of WIBX 950 sister-stations Lite 98.7 and The Eagle 96.1 who organized a fundraising effort through the holiday season called the Million Penny Mission.
Partnering with Adirondack Bank and Hannaford Supermarkets - each of which served aS collection locations - the campaign raised $3,550.
Staff from the three organizations presented checks to each Rescue Mission on Friday.