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Kids Carnival Raises More than $2,000 for Helping Hands

Posted: Wednesday, March 9th, 2011 at 6:22 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Samantha Smith

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The Helping Hands Food Pantry recently held a kids carnival to raise money to help feed the less fortunate families in the area. Chuck Galeazzi tells KNIA/KRLS news approximately 10,000 tickets were sold during the event to children who could use them to play games, go on rides and purchase food. The carnival brought in a $2,100 profit allowed Helping Hands to purchase 1,503 pounds of food for those in need. The event was held on Saturday February 19th at the Knoxville Middle School.

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