Cox Media Group Orlando Tornado Relief raises over $20,000


Cox Media Group Orlando, which includes WFTV-Channel 9 & WRDQ-Central Flordida's TV27 and WDBO-FM News 96.5, WWKA-FM K92.3, WPYO-FM Power 95.3, WCFB-FM Star 94.5, WMMO-FM 98.9, WDBO-AM ESPN Orlando, partnered with Fifth Third Bank to raise money last week which directly goes to the Red Cross in Oklahoma. Thanks to our viewers and listeners for stepping up and helping us raise more than $20,000 for those families impacted by the recent tornadoes. Our VP/GM Shawn Bartelt along with Susan Larkin, VP/GM of Cox Radio was on hand to accept the check from Fifth Third Bank.

Thanks Central Florida for stepping up!

You can still donate, here are a few ways.

If you currently do not bank at Fifth Third Bank, that’s okay. You can still make a financial donation by visiting any Fifth Third Bank location. To find a Fifth Third Bank near you click here

The American Red Cross is helping people in the Midwest with shelter, food, relief supplies and emotional comfort after tornadoes over the weekend destroyed homes and left thousands without power.

Below are several ways to donate to the relief effort outside of donating to the relieft fund we have set up

The American Red Cross

    Online donation: Click here

Donate by Phone or Mail

    Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), or print a donation form that can be mailed to the Red Cross.
    1-800-257-7575 (Español)
    1-800-220-4095 (TDD)

Salvation Army:

    Online donation: Click here
    Call 1-800-SAL-ARMY

Habitat for Humanity:

    Online donation: Click here

Send a text to help

Verizon Wireless, AT&T and T-Mobile customers can make a $10 donation by texting the numbers listed below:

    Text the keyword REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief
    Text STORM to 80888 to contribute $10 to Salvation Army relief efforts.