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Angel-a-Thon to benefit forgotten Angel Tree children

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The clock is ticking for thousands of Kentuckiana children hoping to find gifts under the Christmas tree this year.

Donations are down compared to this time last year for the Salvation Army Angel Tree program. As of Tuesday morning, about 3,500 angels were left in Kentucky and 425 need to be adopted in southern Indiana.

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To help these forgotten angels have a magical Christmas morning, WAVE 3 News is hosting an all-day Angel-a-Thon on Tuesday.

Call 502-571-3333 to make a donation. Any amount will help. The money will be pooled to purchase clothes and items from the forgotten angels wish list.

The first 300 people to donate $50 or more will receive a free ticket to Lights Under Louisville at the Louisville MEGA Cavern.

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