CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (WPVI) -- A man turned a prank into an opportunity to help his Iowa community.
Austin Hermsen says someone put his phone number on a fake ad, promising turkeys to 30 families in Cedar Rapids.
Hermsen says it broke his heart to hear how many people needed a turkey.
So, he and his friends raised more than $1,400 to buy entire Thanksgiving meals for 80 families.
They now plan on making this a yearly tradition.
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Prank turns into Thanksgiving meals for 80 families