Dozens of people rappel down Orlando hotel to raise money for charity

ORLANDO, Fla. — Dozens of people strapped in and donned their helmets to take a 26-story trip down the outside of an Orlando hotel to raise money for charity.

The fifth annual event served as a fundraiser for Give Kids the World, which provides vacations for critically ill children and their families at no cost.

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Photos: Dozens of people rappel down Orlando hotel to raise money for charity

Organizers said they expected to raise $130,000 from the event at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

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Sarah Wilson

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Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.