BALA CYNWYD, PA (August 29, 2017) – In collaboration with the American Red Cross of Eastern Pennsylvania, Comcast NBCUniversal, NBC10 Philadelphia / WCAU and Telemundo62 / WWSI will host a hurricane relief phone bank on Thursday, August 31 from 5 AM to 6 PM to raise funds for people impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Volunteers from the American Red Cross of Eastern Pennsylvania will accept donations over the telephone to help support hurricane relief efforts. The stations’ phone bank toll-free number will be displayed on NBC10 and Telemundo62’s on-air, digital and mobile platforms when the phone lines open at 5 AM (ET) on Thursday, August 31. To text donations, please text “Harvey” to 90999.
WHAT: NBC10, Telemundo62 and the American Red Cross of Eastern Pennsylvania host “Hurricane Harvey Relief Phone Bank” to raise funds to support Hurricane relief efforts
WHEN: Thursday, August 31, 2017
5 AM to 6 PM
Telephone: Phone bank toll-free number will display on-air on 8/31 at 5 AM ET
Text: “Harvey” to 90999 (message and data rates may apply)
MEDIA: Click here to watch a promo
After Thursday’s phone bank has ended, viewers can continue to make donations for the relief efforts online or via text to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
ABOUT NBC10 PHILADELPHIA / WCAU
Owned by NBCUniversal, NBC10 Philadelphia has been delivering local news, information and weather for more than 60 years, serving nearly six million viewers throughout Greater Philadelphia, the Lehigh Valley, South Jersey and Delaware. Viewers turn to NBC10 for the most up-to-date breaking news and weather on a variety of platforms, including online at nbc10.com and via mobile and social platforms. COZI TV, the station’s multicast network, offers a full schedule of America’s most beloved and iconic television series and hit movies as well as local programming. COZI TV can be seen on Comcast channel 248, Verizon channel 460, RCN channel 28 and over-the-air on digital 10.2. For more information, visit www.nbc10.com.
ABOUT TELEMUNDO62 PHILADELPHIA / WWSI
Owned by NBCUniversal, Telemundo62 / WWSI is NBC’s Owned Television Stations local station serving Spanish-speaking viewers throughout the Greater Philadelphia area, including 18 counties across Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Delaware. Noticiero Telemundo62 is a locally produced, live Spanish-language newscast, airing weekdays at 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. Viewers turn to Noticiero Telemundo62 for local news, weather, sports and community coverage on air and on the Telemundo62 app. For more information, visit Telemundo62.com.