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Today's Q6 Cares, Inland Northwest Shares Food Drive was a resounding success in our community. KHQ members were taking donations all day around Spokane and Coeur d'Alene.

In total, the food drive raised $10,758.26. That's enough money to supply about 50,000 meals to those in need.

This year's Color Team Challenge was a close call. 

The blue team of Dan Kleckner and Stephanie Vigil came through with a victory with a total of 691 coins, while the green team made up of Sam Adams, John Collett and Cynthia Johnson came in second with 614 coins. The red team of Sean Owsley, Leslie Lowe and Kalae Chock brought in 487 coins and the purple team in Coeur d'Alene made up of Katie Steiner, Allison Flicker and Claire Graham (with an assist from Claire's dog Promo) collected 122 coins.

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