Christmas Sweater Contest generates $740 towards Jax Food Bank

By Ryne Turke on January 8, 2016 at 12:56pm

Mary Hankins of WEAI (second from right) presented the check to the Jacksonville Food Bank.

Donation totals are in for the inaugural Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest put on by WLDS/WEAI.

During December, businesses were encouraged to pick one day where employees could wear Christmas Sweaters to work. Participants were asked to contribute a small donation towards the Jacksonville Food Bank.

Earlier this week, a check was presented to Judy Peacock at the Jacksonville Food Bank for $740.

WLDS/WEAI would like to that the organizations that participated in the contest: Blue Cross Blue Shield, C.S.C and the Circuit Clerks Office.