Media Partners raise money to help people affected by Hurricane Harvey

Communities in Northeast Ohio are filled with the most generous people in the country. And if you didn’t believe it before this week, you now have your proof.

Three local news stations are devoting airtime today to sharing the mission of the Red Cross in Texas and Louisiana, and driving financial donations that will help people affected by Hurricane Harvey.


A digital first for Northeast Ohio, the Hurricane Harvey Digi-thon is being carried on WKYC’s digital and social outlets including their website, Facebook page ( and mobile apps.


WKBN will host a telethon from 5 to 8 p.m. Covelli Enterprises has generously agreed to donate $10,000, and they hope the community will step up to match at least that amount. To donate, call 866-782-4581. Calls will not be answered until 5 p.m.


Taking Action for Texas: WEWS News 5 hosts phone bank to help hurricane victims. Phones will be open all day Thursday, through the Cleveland Browns game. Call 800-658-5370 to donate.



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