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Oil Spill Fundraiser Fills A Bus listen

07/06/10 Andrea Lypka
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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The oil spill is bringing the community in Madeira Beach together. On Saturday afternoon a yellow school bus full of paper towels, water, birdcages and dishwashing liquid was ready to depart to the Panhandle to help with the oil spill cleanup. And community members keep dropping off more donations at a benefit concert. All of this happens because organizer Jerry Hawk decided to start a month-long fundraiser instead of yelling at the television screen.

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