THANK YOU: WKRG News 5 helps raise $116,335 for American Red Cross Tornado Relief

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UPDATE: WKRG News 5’s virtual telethon raised $116,335 to help those affected by the deadly tornadoes that touched down in central and north Alabama on March 25. $110,000 was donated by local banks. Regions Bank donated $75,000 and Wells Fargo donated $35,000. Thank you to everyone who donated!

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MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — WKRG News 5 and the American Red Cross are hosting a virtual telethon all day Thursday to help relief efforts from deadly tornados in Central and Northern Alabama.

Tornados touched down Thursday, March 25, killing 5 people in Alabama. Another person died in Georgia.

The American Red Cross is already in the area helping residents pick up the pieces.

All-day Thursday, April 1, the American Red Cross and guests from Cumulus Mobile will join WKRG News 5 in every Newscast to share stories from the tornados and ways the Gulf Coast can help.

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