MEDFORD, Ore. — NewsWatch 12 and Rogue Credit Union on Monday handed out the checks to the recipients of this year’s Hope for the Holidays.
The 12 people receiving the most votes split the largest check total ever. Rogue Credit Union matched up to $1,500. The rest came from donations from the community.
There were more than 15,000 visits to KDRV and Rogue Credit Union’s websites during the contest, as people looked at the stories of the nominees, voting for the winners or donating to prize total for the winners. For this year’s Hope for the Holidays, there were over 400 nominations, 14,626 votes were cast, and $6,500 dollars were raised.
Greg and Kayla Huebner received $1,000, and each of the 11 other nominees received $500 each.
Here’s the list of winners for Hope for the Holidays:
Greg and Kayla Huebner
Matt Hankey and Family
Tenille Worthington and Family
Thad Grogan and Family
Caroline and Richard Volkman
The Felder Family
Michael & Julie Strong
The Simone Family