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$95,000 raised in WKOW CARES telethon to support American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Thanks to the support of generous donors, WKOW and the Wisconsin chapter of the American Red Cross raised $95,093 for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

Volunteers staffed the 18-hour telethon Thursday.

The money will go directly to those impacted by Harvey in Texas and Louisiana.

If you'd still like to donate to the American Red Cross, you can do so online by clicking here. 

You can also call 1-800-HELP NOW (1-800-435-7669).

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MADISON (WKOW) -- WKOW and the Wisconsin chapter of the American Red Cross are partnering on a live, 18-hour special fundraiser to aid the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

As of noon Thursday, fundraising efforts have exceeded $36,000. Follow updates on Facebook live HERE.

Volunteers will be on the phones at WKOW throughout the day Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, collecting donations. 

The event will begin with the Wake up Wisconsin morning crew, and last through the 10 p.m. news cast with updates on the air and on Facebook throughout the day.

The number to donate is 1-866-272-8715.