Hospital exceeds goal in effort to help those in need

Published: Feb 13 2012 07:00:00 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 14 2012 06:54:59 PM EST

Reading Hospital sailed past its goal of collecting 6,900 pounds of food for the needy.

Nurses partnered with the Greater Berks Food Bank to collect at least one pound of food for each hospital employee.

A final weigh-in revealed an impressive 9,000 pounds of donations.