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By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

Grossed out for a good cause

Food challenges fund toy donations for local families

 

December 23, 2021

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Zak Schnack poses next to his haul of toys that he donated to UDMO in Primghar. The Hartley man raised money for the toys by completing food challenges this fall.

Zak Schnack knows how to earn $1,500 the hard way.

The Hartley man just wrapped up a fundraising campaign fed by food challenges broadcast on his YouTube channel, Iowa Retro Gamer Dad. He admits it was pretty gross at times, but it was all for a good cause.

The money generated by his gastronomical feats helped buy toys for local families in need this Christmas.

"It was really fun to do," said Schnack. "Not only was it showing off my YouTube channel a bit, but it was cool to see that most of the money raised was local from my family and friends."

From eating a large pepperoni pizza in 10 min...



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