FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - A local law firm is the latest area business to step up to the plate and help restock the shelves at northeast Indiana's primary hunger relief organization.
Blackburn & Green has pledged a contribution that could reach $5,000 over the next two weeks.
The money will go to Community Harvest Food Bank, which has seen unprecedented demand during the COVID-19 outbreak and related economic downturn.
Fort Wayne's NBC this week hosted a "text-a-thon" to support their cause.
Viewers are encouraged to text "endhunger" to the number 707070 to make a donation of any amount.
Blackburn & Green will give away a spot at the judging table for the upcoming "Ribfest" in Fort Wayne through a free Facebook contest. For every entrant, the firm will donate $10 -- up to a total of $5,000 -- to Community Harvest.
The text-a-thon has also received support from the NiSource Charitable Foundation (affiliated with NIPSCO) and First Merchants Bank, each of which pledged $10,000 to the cause.
Fort Wayne's NBC will share the total sum raised at the end of the week.