Local 8 News This Morning team washes cars to raise funds

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) Join Marco Villarreal, Erin Barnett and Allie Spillyards Friday at Synergy Auto Wash. The trio's washing cars along with morning producer Ben Raymond to raise money for families in need of minor home repairs.

They're teaming up for Operation Backyard Gladiator Games later this month. It provides home repair for families that can’t afford them, serving 760 homes with over 8,000 volunteers. There's currently 337 homes on the back log with more needs coming in daily.

The car wash starts at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Synergy Auto Wash on Kingston Pike east of Lovell Road. They'll be there until 2 p.m. so come get your car cleaned, and help out a great cause.

*This event is rescheduled after seeing Tuesday was going to be super rainy!

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