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Hundreds raise money for local food banks in rowing competition

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - Hundreds took to the Ohio River today to raise money for charity, all in the guise of competing in a rowing contest.

Several teams hit the water to help raise money for "Paddle for Hunger." But in the end, there can only be one winner.

"Its good to just help out people," said John Lopp, who was part of the winning team. "Paddle for Hunger is a great event. It was amazing. Everyone did so well. We worked together, and we won!"

Paddle for Hunger is partnered with Yum Brands.

All proceeds from today's event will go to the Dare to Care food bank and the World Food Programme.

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