Bowling fundraiser fights hunger in Southern Wisconsin

Published: Nov. 7, 2018 at 9:35 PM CST
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An annual tradition hosted by Fitchburg realtor group raises thousands of meals for NBC15's Share Your Holidays campaign.

First Weber Realtors of Fitchburg gathered at the Ten Pin Bowling Alley Wednesday evening to fight hunger in Southern Wisconsin.

Since 2012, the business has raised $38,800 since 2012 which equals more than 116,000 meals. In 2018, they provided 21,600 meals.That amount will be matched by a First Weber foundation

"All of our realtors contribute to the foundation. What goes around, comes around," said Julie Larson, who organizes the fundraiser.

The event showcases the power one business can have on a person who is struggling with hunger.

"It's one of those things where what can one more business, one more person do to help provide one more meal to the people that we serve," said Kris Tazelaar, Communications Manager for Second Harvest of Southern Wisconsin.