Over $82K Raised For WLKI's Holiday Pie Auction To Benefit Cops For Kids
By: Beth Swary - Wednesday, November 22, 2023

2023 WLKI Pie Auction - Pictured:(back row) Swick Broadcasting's Steve Swick, Angola Firefighter Mike Masbaum, Angola Mayor-elect Dave Martin, Angola Police Detective Mike Wood, Angola Firefighter Zach Thiel. (middle row) Steuben County Director of Emergency Management Lee Greenamyer, Angola Fire Captain Paul Thiel, and Steuben County Sheriff RJ Robinson. (front row) WLKI's Haley Derouin-Martin, WLKI's Andy St. John and Angola Firefighter Hilary Cope.

ANGOLA - The WLKI Holiday Pie Auction to support Steuben County's Cops for Kids raised over $82,000.

In total, the pie auction raised $82,855.05 with just over 100 pies.

Angola Detective Mike Wood said the total is the highest ever raised in the history of Steuben County's Cops for Kids event.

The highest bid pie was #105 Vestil Manufacturing's Snickerdoodle Cream Cheese Apple Pie sold to, "Victorious Vestil," for $17,035.

Local law enforcement agencies will take children from around Steuben County shopping at Angola's Meijer on December 7.

Last year, $67,000 was raised during the event and distributed among 166 kids from 66 families.


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