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ABC Action News viewers come together to help local non-profit burglarized on New Year's Eve

Posted at 4:35 AM, Jan 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-31 06:48:08-05

TAMPA, Fla. — A Tampa non-profit is a little safer this morning thanks to some ABC Action News viewers.

Around New Year's Day, the Autism Awareness Thrift Shop was burglarized.

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But after seeing our story, businesses and viewers came out to help.

Digital Age Technologies and Flying Locksmith's were able to add cameras and new locks to their building.

"Oh my goodness! We are beyond excited, and thankful, and grateful because of your program and because of your coverage we got so many large financial donations," says owner, Jenifer Band.

Viewers also helped raised thousands of dollars for extra security and to help those in our community with Autism.

You can find out more about what they do, by clicking here.