SBS To Air A Benefit Radio Telethonto To Aid Victims Of Hurricane Sandy
November 7, 2012 at 7:35 AM (PT)
In response to the widespread devastation caused by HURRICANE SANDY, SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM, including its 22 major market radio stations and its national television network, MEGATV, and AMERICARES will air a live benefit radio/telethon starting WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 7th, 6a (ET/PT/CT). The three day-long radio/telethon will target the collection of food stuff, clothing, medicine and household goods for distribution to the victims of HURRICANE SANDY.
"As we learned about the dire conditions in our neighborhoods, SBS decided to coordinate this multimedia effort in order to provide affected residents with food, water and relief supplies," said SBS Pres./CEO RAÚL ALARCÓN. "This is a challenging time for everyone who has been affected by the storm and we want everyone to know that we are doing everything possible to get help to them as quickly as possible."
COO ALBERT RODRIGUEZ added, "We encourage our listeners and viewers in the UNITED STATES to help out with food, supplies and support for the thousands of people affected by Superstorm SANDY."