FOX59 raises more than 190,000 meals for hungry Hoosiers during Pack the Pantries

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – FOX59 teamed up with Gleaners and Midwest Food Bank to raise money for hungry Hoosiers Friday.

We opened our phone banks at 6 a.m. and at the conclusion of the day, we’ve collected over $63,850.

That money can be used to purchase more than 191,000 meals, which is more than double our goal of 70,000 set at the beginning of the day.

We greatly appreciate everyone who took the time to call in and open up their pocketbooks today.

Here's some footage from our morning show this morning, where things got off to a hot start.