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$5,845 raised during CBC K-W's Sounds of the Season campaign kickoff show

CBC Kitchener-Waterloo officially launched our Sounds of the Season campaign Friday morning with The Morning Edition live at TheMuseum in downtown Kitchener. The campaign raises food and funds for The Food Bank of Waterloo Region.
KW Glee performs at Sounds of the Season on Friday at TheMuseum in downtown Kitchener. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)

All month long, CBC Kitchener-Waterloo is raising food and funds for The Food Bank of Waterloo Region. Join our live program Dec. 7 at TheMuseum. 

Please consider making an online donation to the food bank by clicking here.

In just two and a half hours, $5,845 was raised for The Food Bank of Waterloo Region at the launch of CBC Kitchener-Waterloo's Sounds of the Season event Friday morning.

That works out to 17,535 meals.

The Morning Edition was live from TheMuseum in downtown Kitchener where more than 300 people joined host Craig Norris for a morning of music, good and guests. The campaign runs all month and you can still donate online.

Veterinarian Marie Hardy holds her dog, Luna, during an interview with The Morning Edition host Craig Norris. Hardy runs a pet food drive every year to help people on low or fixed incomes access proper food for their pets. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)
Nuevo-Flamenco guitarist Juneyt Yetkiner performs at the Sounds of the Season show. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)
Laura Dick from the Waterloo Public Library offers some book suggestions for the holidays and the post-holiday lull. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)
Wife and husband folk duo Diana and Mike Erb make up Twas Now and performed during the 2018 Sounds of the Season show. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)
KW Glee performs for the audience. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)
Kevin Thomas of Big Jerk BBQ and Smokehouse fills a plate with his peas and rice dish. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)
The audience listens to an interview with The Food Bank of Waterloo Region executive director Wendi Campbell. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)
TheMuseum CEO David Marskell chats with Craig Norris about upcoming exhibits. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)
The Morning Edition host Craig Norris thanks musicians Rick Guzik on accordion and Flamenco guitarist Juneyt Yetkiner. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)