September 19, 2018

40/29, The Arkansas CW, MeTv Arkansas and The Red Cross to host a "Florence Relief Telethon"

40/29, KHBS/KHOG-TV, The Arkansas CW and MeTV Arkansas, along with the Northwest Arkansas Chapter of the American Red Cross, are partnering to host the “Florence Relief Telethon” on Thursday from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. 

The telethon is a special appeal for donations to assist disaster relief efforts for the people in the Mid-Atlantic states, and the surrounding areas affected by Hurricane Florence. The hurricane has led to devastating flooding, displaced families, and damaged homes. 

Volunteers will staff phones at 40/29, The Arkansas CW and MeTV Arkansas for viewers to call in and easily donate to disaster relief.  


If you are unable to call during the telethon and want to help, other ways to donate include:

Texting:

Making a $10 donation by texting  “FLORENCE” to 90999.  

Online:

You can go online and make a donation by going to the website listed here:  www.redcross.org

Calling:

Call in donations at 1-800-RED CROSS.  

Blood Donation:

If  you wish to donate blood visit the American Red Cross website to find a collection location or blood drive near you. Red Cross website.