Clear Channel/Best Buy Program Raises $470,000
January 11, 2007 at 5:48 AM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO and BEST BUY announced that online and on-air auctions of PLAYSTATION 3 and NINTENDO WII gaming consoles raised $470,000 for TOYS FOR TEENS, a program of the MARINE TOYS FOR TOTS Foundation. All dollars raised by the auction will go directly to TOYS FOR TEENS, which provides age-appropriate holiday gifts for teenagers in need across the U.S.
"We'd like to thank all the consumers who logged on and tuned in to CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO's stations to bid on a PLAYSTATION 3 or NINTENDO WII," said Major WILLIAM GREIN, VP/Marketing and Development, MARINE TOYS FOR TOTS Foundation. "The generosity of the auction bidders will bring a tremendous amount of joy to kids ages 12 through 15."