Local non-profit ‘ReMitts,’ shatters fundraising goal, collects $100,000 for charity through mitten sales
MADISON, Wis.– After a rough start to the new year, it’s always nice to hear some good news.
The ladies behind the local non-profit ‘ReMitts‘ have some to share, and they say it’s thanks in part to the generosity of News 3 viewers!
News 3 Now This Morning featured ‘ReMitts’ on its ‘Make a Difference Monday’ series this December; the group makes mittens out of donated sweaters and sells them to raise money for charity.
This year, founder Janet Tupy was hoping to raise $56,000. The group ended up collecting $100,000!
The group gathered outside Liliana’s Restaurant, one of the local businesses that sold ReMitts mittens, Thursday afternoon to celebrate.
Tupy said sales soared after News 3 aired her story. She wanted to thank the viewers who helped her group make a difference. She also wanted to thank the local businesses who sold her group’s mittens.
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