While Arts, Beats & Eats is widely known as a popular Labor Day festival that attracts crowds to Oakland County, it also raises funds for local charities and organizations. A donation collection at the entrance gates also supported Hunger Relief, which generated $10,500 and was matched by Kroger for a total of more than $20,000. The funds will benefit Forgotten Harvest, Gleaners Community Food Bank, Open Hands Food Pantry and Lighthouse Food Bank.

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