It was the most successful year for the "From The Heart" event in Rochelle as nearly $50,000 was raised for 4 organizations Saturday night.
Dave Eckhardt, 1 of the organizers of the event, said that 235 people attended the fund raiser which is the 2nd highest number. Activities took place at the Hickory Grove Civic Center.
The money will be going to Focus House, H.O.P.E, along with the Rochelle Childcare Center and Rochelle Christian Food Pantry.
Eckhardt said that each group will receive around $12,000. Their total goal was $40,000 this year.
The Rochelle Rotary Club and Rochelle Community Foundation were the organizers of Saturday's "From The Heart" event.