Fan Fare Friday collects record-breaking $91k and 826 fans

KXAN's Jim Spencer and Kaxan at Fan Fare Friday 2016! (Courtesy: Edward Flores)
KXAN's Jim Spencer and Kaxan at Fan Fare Friday 2016! (Courtesy: Edward Flores)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A preliminary count shows Fan Fare Friday has collected a record-breaking 826 fans and more than $91,000.

The all-day event was at Threadgill’s located on West Riverside Drive.

For more than 20 years, KXAN has teamed up with Family Eldercare to help those in need beat the heat during the Summer Fan Drive.

Final numbers will be announced Monday. For more information, visit the Summer Fan Drive website. 

Summer Fan Drive Stats

Year Fans Donated Households Distributed Funds Raised
2011 6,895 3,380 $247,616
2012  5,346 3,045 $152,252
2013  5,632 3,134 $279,234
2014  5,288 3,016 $247,441
2015  6,313 2,916 $212,691
2016 YTD 1,960 982 $225,000 (goal)

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