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Sarris Donates $350,000 Worth Of Chocolate To Local Frontline Workers

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Local healthcare workers and others on the frontline are getting a sweet surprise for Easter.

Sarris Candies in Canonsburg is donating chocolate easter eggs to workers aiding in the fight against coronavirus.

Today, we distributed over 12,000 chocolate Easter eggs to the UPMC hospitals, Allegheny General Hospital, Children's...

Posted by Sarris Candies on Tuesday, April 7, 2020

The company says its donated $350,000 worth of chocolate to more than two dozen local hospitals, nursing homes and organizations like food banks.

UPMC says they received a donation of 6,000 one-pound candy eggs to workers at UPMC Presbyterian and UPMC Shadyside.

The Squirrel Hill Health Center says they received donations at both of their locations.

"We still have staff going into the offices, and this was a joyous surprise for them! We are glad to still be coming together as a community during these times of uncertainty," the Tweet read.

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