CBS 5 phone bank nets $36K for Operation Homefront

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A CBS 5 phone bank dedicated to helping Operation Homefront raised nearly $36,000 Tuesday night.

It was the most money ever donated by CBS 5 viewers for any of the station's Pay It Forward phone banks.

CBS 5 teamed up with Cox Communications to hold the special Pay It Forward event.

Operation Homefront helps military families get back on track after serving overseas.

For every dollar given, $0.94 directly helps military families and wounded warriors.

Since 2002, Operation Homefront has met the needs of more than 400,000 families and personnel nationwide and invested $128 million of funding in programs to support them.

Visit's special section to learn more about how you can donate to the cause.

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