Rappeling for a cause: 50 rapel off hotel to raise funds

    Dozens of people rappelled down the side of a Swatara Township hotel today, all to raise money for an organization that helps with drug and alcohol treatment.

    According to The Patriot-News, 50 people rappelled down the Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey today for Gaudenzia’s “Over the Edge, Overcoming Obstacles.”

    The report says each person raised at least $1,000 for the organization.  The organization offers residential, outpatient and prevention programs for people affected by drug and alcohol dependency, mental illness and related conditions, according to The Patriot-News.

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