$29,145 pledged during the WKRG, Red Cross disaster relief telethon

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UPDATE (7:20pm) — The phone lines are closed and we have total pledged from our generous donors. 

Thanks to those who pledged a donation, together we raised $29,145 to help with disaster relief efforts. 

If you still want to donate, you can do so through the Red Cross by clicking here. 


As of 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, callers have pledged more than $11,000 to Red Cross disaster relief efforts.


MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — In the wake of the deadly tornadoes earlier this week, broadcasters across the state are pitching in to show we’re Together for Alabama.

News 5 is doing its part by teaming up with the American Red Cross for a disaster relief telethon.

Phone lines are open Wednesday until 7:00 p.m. Call (251) 662-3047 to make a donation.

All funds raised during the telethon will go toward disaster relief and recovery efforts across the south.

To donate to the American Red Cross, you can also click here. 


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