UPDATE (9/9/2020 1:50 pm) — THANK YOU! With your donations to the WKRG News 5 and America Red Cross Virtual Telethon, we raised $22,452.50 that will go directly to Hurricane Laura Victims in southwest Louisiana and the coast of Texas.
- $5,087.50 was donated on the (800) Call-in line
- $2,315 was given online
- $50 was presented in person to WKRG News 5 studios
- Blue Cross Blue Shield donated $15,000 during the telethon
$10 donations were given through a text line. We are still waiting for that number to add to the total.
Again, THANK YOU for all of your donations.
ORIGINAL STORY– Mobile, Ala. (WKRG) — Help rebuild southwest Louisiana. WKRG News 5 is teaming up with the American Red Cross to help the thousands of victims affected by Hurricane Laura with a virtual telethon.
Call 866-477-GIVE (4483) or text “LAURA” to 90999 Tuesday September 9th in every newscast to make a donation, or donate right now by following this link.
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