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Fundraiser Helps Heat Homes

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RALEIGH — Some Southeast Raleigh families will bewarmer this winter thanks to a joint fundraising effort.

Nearly 100,000 homes in Raleigh have inadequate heat or no heat at all.So the "Heat for Homes" roadrace has raised $32,000 to turn up thetemperature in those homes.

Phyllis Hinton became the first of 35 people to receive new heatersWednesday.

The program is a collaborative effort between the City of Raleigh,Wake Opportunities and Rex Hospital.

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