Sixth annual Dining in the Dark event held in Rockford

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - It's a unique fundraiser that allows those who give.. to better understand why they are giving.

23 News This Morning Anchor Andy Gannon was not only the emcee for Thursday night's 6th annual Dining in the Dark, but he also took part in the fundraising event benefitting the Center for Sight and Hearing's Vision Services.

All diners at the Franchesco's event ate wearing blindfolds, giving everyone a better idea of what those who can't see have to endure for every meal.

Dining in the Dark also included a live and silent auction, blind wine pull and raffle.