ORLANDO, Fla. – News 6 and A Gift for Teaching raised more than $38,268 to provide school supplies to students in need Thursday.
The money will go to teachers and students in Orange County and Osceola County.
Through matching funds, every $1 donated can be turned into $20 worth of school supplies.
This means that today’s funds raised will be converted into $765,360 worth of school supplies for Central Florida students.
Viewers can still donate at agiftforteaching.org/telethon.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the need for supplies is higher than usual.