CC/Philly Aids Mississippi Hurricane Victims
September 30, 2005 at 9:54 AM (PT)
The CLEAR CHANNEL/PHILADELPHIA cluster has teamed with the PHILADELPHIA Chapter of the NAACP, State Representative JEWELL WILLIAMS and a host of volunteers to help hurricane victims in MCCOMB, MS, a town that was devastated by HURRICANE KATRINA that thusfar has received little help. ELVIS's DIRT CHEAP MOVING COMPANY and SOUTHWEST AIRLINES are also assisting in the effort to transport toiletries, diapers, food, water and other essential items to the town. Volunteers will gather to load a truck with supplies this SATURDAY (10/1) at 5p (ET) at 2221 N. BROAD ST. in PHILADELPHIA.
The supplies are left over from a highly-successful donation drive held by the CLEAR CHANNEL PHILADELPHIA stations on SEPTEMBER 10th. The response was so overwhelming that CLEAR CHANNEL was not only able to donate items to PHILADELPHIA area hurricane evacuees but also homeless shelters throughout PHILADELPHIA, the SALVATION ARMY, and still have enough to fill a truck for the trek to MISSISSIPPI. ELVIS's DIRT CHEAP MOVING COMPANY is providing a truck and drivers to make the 15 hour trip.
CLEAR CHANNEL PHILADELPHIS News and Community Affairs Director LORAINE BALLARD MORRILL, along with PHILADELPHIA NAACP President J. WHYATT MONDESIRE, and Representative WILLIAMS will travel to Mississippi to supervise distribution of the supplies.