FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — Over $100,000 was raised to support families affected by the California wildfires.
KSEE24 and CBS47 teamed up with the American Red Cross to host a telethon on Monday, Sept. 14.
From 5 a.m. to 11:30 p.m, Red Cross volunteers will be taking phone calls and accepting monetary donations that will go to help victims of the California wildfires.
Several companies committed to match donations raised on Monday, including AT&T which pledged a match of $15,000.
“To help our local communities that have been impacted by these wildfires, AT&T is proud to step up and support the Central California American Red Cross with a $15,000 donation to help deliver care and comfort to our families and friends who are in need during these challenging times,” said Julie Tone, AT&T California’s director of external affairs.
If you would like to donate money to help those affected by the fires, please call 1-888-433-GIVE.
The Red Cross is assisting those impacted by the California Wildfires. You can help. Click this link to donate online: https://www.redcross.org/donate/cm/ksee24-pub.html/