PROSPERITY — Newberry County Young Life held a Wing-A-Thon to help raise money to send Newberry County youth to a Young Life Camp. A total of 809 wings were consumed during the event, and $13,561.15 was raised.
According to Young Life Area Leader Eddie Long, the prize for most wings consumed went to Michael Sosa and Jordan Miles, 55, for the guys, and Anna Wicker, 45, for the girls. The most money donated per wing consumed went to Jessica Franklin for $275 per wing and Katie Bedenbaugh for $20 a wing.
“Jessica got people to give her $275 per wing by pledging to also eat only one wing,” Long said. “Jessica got six people to give a total of $275, and Katie got 14 people to give a total of $20 per wing.”
Amir Cromer took home the prize of most money raised, with $1,020.
People can fulfill their pledges or still give to help youths go to camp by going to newberry.younglife.org/Pages/wingathon.aspx or they can mail a check made out to Young Life to Aveleigh Church, 1529 Main Street, Newberry, SC 29108. Just note on the check for “camp” or if there is a specific youth you’d like to give to just write that on the check.