Donations tripled during ‘Mike’s Miracle Minutes’ on Wednesday

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)--- The 23rd Annual NBC15 Share Your Holidays Grand Finale gets underway Wednesday with a goal of raising one more meal than last year’s record-setting 4.18 million meals.

To honor the memory of President George H.W. Bush and respect the coverage of his funeral, NBC15 will not hold any Mike's Miracle Minutes from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. during Wednesday’s Grand Finale of the NBC15 Share Your Holidays campaign.

During the Grand Finale Phone-A-Thon, donations made online or through the phone bank will be doubled ALL DAY. Donations called into the campaign during Mike’s Miracle Minutes will be tripled. One dollar equals up to three meals.

The schedule of Mike's Miracle Minutes is as follows:

6:10 a.m. - CDW
6:20 a.m. - Summit Credit Union
6:40 a.m. - Findorff
1:58 p.m. - Capitol Bank
2:58 p.m. - OfficeSupply.com & BreakThru Beverage
4:00 p.m. - UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
4:20 p.m. - Glanbia Nutritionals
5:00 p.m. - Wells Fargo
5:20 p.m. - American Transmission Co.
6:00 p.m. - Compeer Financial
6:15 p.m. - BMO Harris Bank
6:46 p.m. - Chase Brieman of CBRE
7:38 p.m. - Thrivent Financial & Wollersheim Winery & Distillery
9:00 p.m. - Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company
10:00 p.m. - Clack Corporation

The NBC15 Share Your Holidays Grand Finale phone lines open from 6:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. Donations may be made by calling 844-8-HUNGER (844-848-6437).

You may also make an online donation anytime by clicking HERE.

All the money and food donated to NBC15 Share Your Holidays goes to Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin for distribution to 200 partner agencies and programs throughout 16 south central Wisconsin counties.

The prayer service for President George H.W. Bush will be held at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC, Wednesday morning. NBC News plans to begin special coverage at 8:00 a.m. NBC’s Lester Holt and Savannah Guthrie will anchor coverage of the service, with Chuck Todd, Political Director for NBC News and moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press; Andrea Mitchell, NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent; and various other correspondents and contributors taking part.