St. Louis Radio Teams Up To Help Louisiana Flood Vicims
August 23, 2016 at 3:27 PM (PT)
ST. LOUIS BROADCASTERS FOR LOUISIANA FLOOD VICTIMS have begun a united effort to encourage donations for the AMERICAN RED CROSS response in LOUISIANA. All markets stations are invited to participate, and many already are. A volunteer phone bank opened MONDAY, AUGUST 22nd, and will remain open through SUNDAY, AUGUST 28th for listeners/viewers to call and make a donation. The phone bank, at the AMERICAN RED CROSS Headquarters, 10195 Corporate Square Dr., will be open from 6a–6p daily.
Emmis GM JOHN BECK initiated this fundraiser. Currently participating stations include:
• All EMMIS stations - KSHE-95, NOW 963, 105.7 The POINT and FM NewsTalk 97.1;
• All three HUBBARD Stations - 106.5 THE ARCh, 92.3 WIL, 101ESPN;
• CBS RADIO stations - 1120 KMOX and Y-98 FM
• All iHEARTRADIO stations - Z107.7, 93.7 THE BULL, 103.3 KLOU, 100.3 THE BEAT, WILD 104.9, HALLELUJA AM 1600 and LOUIE 103.7.
• RADIO ONE STATIONS – HOT 104.1 and OLD SCHOOL 95.5
To date, the RED CROSS has received approximately $7.8 million in donations and pledges designated to support LOUISIANA -– not nearly enough to cover the estimated cost of at least $30 million. “The situation in LOUISIANA is heartbreaking,” AMERICAN RED CROSS OF EASTERN MISSOURI CEO CINDY ERICKSON said. “People need help right now. We suffered floods last winter; the entire country helped us. Now it’s our turn.”
To Air PSAs To Help Louisiana Flood Victims
(ST LOUIS BROADCASTERS) DISASTER - LOUISIANA FLOODS - :30
Thousands of families affected by the devastating floods in LOUISIANA and urgently need your help. Your donation can help the American Red Cross provide warm meals, shelter and hope to people affected by this historic flooding. Please donate today. Go to redcross.org or call 1 (800) 984-8979. To donate to LOUISIANA floods. Your support is critical. We can’t do it without you.
(ST LOUIS BROADCASTERS) DISASTER - LOUISIANA FLOODS - :15
Thousands of families affected by the devastating floods in LOUISIANA urgently need support. Help the American Red Cross provide meals and shelter to those affected by this historic flooding. donate today to LOUISIANA floods by going to redcross.org or calling 1 (800) 984-8979.