(WHTM) — Wednesday’s hometown heroes are making a huge difference in the lives of Midstate families.

Hospice of Central Pennsylvania just held its gala at Hershey Lodge. The evening raised more than $200,000 to improve end-of-life care for Midstaters.

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There was a live and silent auction and four people who have helped the organization in various key ways were honored.

abc27’s Alicia Richards was happy to emcee the event.