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14th Annual FIND Food Bank Telethon Raises $300,000

April 7, 2024 9:00 P.M. Update: FIND Food Bank's CEO, Debbie Espinosa shared the total of donations Sunday night.

"We are excited to share that over the weekend we brought in almost an additional $8,000 with $6,000 of it coming in from the Auen Foundation and we are happy to announce that the H.N. & Frances C. Berger Foundation decided to do a second round-up bringing our total to $300,000 for this year's telethon," said Espinosa.

She continued to thank all the donors who helped make this year's telethon a success.

Espinosa added that all $300,000 will be used towards programs for those who are food insecure throughout the Coachella Valley. 

April 6th, 2024 9:00 A.M. Update: $290,000 was raised throughout telethon event, into Saturday morning.

8:00 UPDATE: $210,934 was raised in total during tonight's event

7:58 UPDATE: The American Express, Impact Through Golf Foundation donates $500,000 to the Capital Campaign

7:49 UPDATE: The FIND Food Bank Telethon has raised a total of $209,434

7:46 UPDATE: The City of La Quinta donates $60,000

7:45 UPDATE: $208,509 has been donated to FIND Food Bank

7:44 UPDATE: Intersect Power donates $40,000

7:42 UPDATE: Local band 'Whitewater' donates $500

7:40 UPDATE: $108,159 has been raised for FIND Food Bank, with Visit Greater Palm Springs donating $10,9000

7:35 UPDATE: the State Farm Foundation donates $25,000

7:30 UPDATE: $59,214 has been donated to FIND Food Bank, with two large donations from Desert Oasis totaling in $25,000

The 14th annual FIND Food Bank will be held this Friday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. live on News Channel 3 and CBS Local 2.

You can help donate at 760-775-3663 or

Support the FIND Food Bank in its most important fundraising event of the year.

"Your donation helps ensure that children, families, and seniors at risk of food insecurity know where their next meal is coming from. Give to ensure that children and their loved ones don't have to chose between nourishing food, rent payments, lifesaving medicine, childcare, and essential utilities this summer and year-round," writes the FIND Food Bank.

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