HOLIDAY HOOPS RAISES ALMOST $50K

The final numbers are in and state officials say the Governor’s Holiday Hoops Classic was a success. Darrell Moody has the details…

Governor Bob McDonnell announced Wednesday that the inaugural Governor’s Holiday Hoops Classic raised an additional $48,695 for Virginia’s food banks from proceeds of ticket sales. The additional donation adds 117 tons of food to the more than 100 tons already raised by a month long food drive on the campuses of the four participating Virginia universities throughout the Commonwealth. All together the ‘Cause of the Classic’ effort raised over 200 tons of food and funds representing nearly 375,000 meals.