Hearst-owned duopoly KCRA (NBC) and KQCA (MNT) Sacramento, Calif. (DMA 20), and the Gold Country Region Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a disaster relief drive on Wednesday, April 29. Funds raised will benefit those in areas impacted by the Earthquake in Nepal. On April 25, a devastating magnitude-7.8 quake rocked the nation […]
Typhoon Haiyan swept across the Philippines last Friday leaving a trail of massive destruction. It was the second category 5 typhoon to strike the Philippines this year. Starting Wednesday, Hearst-owned KSBW Monterey-Salinas, Calif. (DMA 125) will launch “Help after Haiyan” combining both special on-air messages from its news team urging viewers to support the Red […]
Hearst-owned KCRA (NBC)-KQCA (MNT) Sacramento, Calif. (DMA 20), and the Capital Region Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a disaster relief drive today. Funds raised will benefit those in areas affected by Typhoon Haiyan. Typhoon Haiyan swept across the central Philippines on Friday leaving a trail of massive destruction in its wake. With sustained […]
Donation follows $100,000 by parent company Cox Enterprises to aid American Red Cross efforts
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rachael Ray is donating $500,000 to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to help pets and families who are struggling to rebound from Superstorm Sandy. The Emmy-winning chef said Friday that her pet food brand, Nutrish, is also shipping 4 tons of wet and dry dog food […]
Paul Rotells, president-CEO of the New Jersey Broadcasters Association, sent out the following message today: Dear Fellow Broadcaster: As you know, our area has been left nothing short of devastated in the aftermath of Sandy and our great NJ Salvation Army has asked that the following TV Public Service Announcement be aired as soon and […]
Throughout its programming Monday, the network urged viewers to contribute to the American Red Cross to help victims of the storm, which affected several Northeastern states. Appeals were aired all day on ABC programming, on Disney’s syndicated shows and across other Disney-owned networks.
ABC said Monday that Barbara Walters donated $250,000 to the American Red Cross and George Stephanopoulos kicked in $50,000 for Superstorm Sandy relief on ABC’s “Day of Giving.”
The Philadelphia ABC O&O uses a news van and a mobile generator to offer power to electricity-starved area residents.
Gannett-owned ABC affiliate WZZM Grand Rapids, Mich. (DMA 39), and the America Red Cross of West Michigan raised nearly $34,000 to help the victims of Super Storm Sandy with an 11-hour telethon. “Our viewers and digital users showed their generosity” said WZZM President-GM Janet Mason. “We asked them to make a difference, and they responded […]
The group’s stations in seven markets raised cash and supplies through phone banks and telethons to help flood victims and the American Red Cross.
NBC’s Friday hour-long telethon resulted in nearly $23 million in donations to the American Red Cross.
CBS is making a $1 million dollar donation to Hurricane Sandy recovery as part of a wider effort that includes PSAs and matching employee contributions through the end of the year.
In response to the widespread devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy NBCUniversal’s Matt Lauer has brought together some of the biggest names in music for a one-hour live benefit telethon. Christina Aguilera, Jon Bon Jovi, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, Sting and Aerosmith will join Lauer tonight to raise money for the American Red Cross and victims of Sandy. Hear what Lauer had to say about what drove him to put the telethon together and his message to people across the country about donating.
The community event this Sunday will benefit Connecticut victims of Hurricane Sandy and will ask for non-perishable food, personal care items, warm coats and cash donations.
Helping Our Neighbors: Surviving Sandy will be raising money for the American Red Cross on the air from 4 to 6:30 p.m. today.
The Hearst Sacramento, Calif., NBC-MNT duopoly is raising funds for the American Red Cross today.
CBS Local Media’s TV and radio stations join forces with the American Red Cross for Operation Brotherly Love: Sandy’s Aftermath.
Freedom Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate WWMT Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek, Mich. (DMA 41), and the American Red Cross (Greater Kalamazoo Area Chapter and Calhoun County Chapter) held a one day phone-a-thon to raise money for severe weather victims in West Michigan. The weekend storms hit the area hard, causing widespread destruction, especially in Calhoun, St. Joseph, and […]
Co-owned TV and radio stations of Capitol Broadcasting are participating in a TV special to be simulcast statewide on UNC-TV.