Rebuild West Virginia telethon viewers is going to be asked to make donations straight to ton relief efforts at www.rebuildwestvirginia.com by texting the term “WVFLOODS” to 90999 to create a $10.00 donation or by calling (877) 273-0511 to help with your time and effort.
FOX28’s is walking up to help individuals who have been impacted by the surges in West Virginia.
WVVA may also result in the broadcast open to fellow broadcasters countrywide who would like to help. Jerry Watson, Quincy Regional V . P . and KTTC Gm who also runs WVVA stated “given the condition of emergency in 80% of West Virginia’s areas, outdoors assistance is in desperate need.”
A partial and growing list of celebrities from movies, television, sports and entertainment who’re showing up around the Rebuild West Virginia telethon either live or via recording machine include:
In order to raise money for that Red Cross’s recovery efforts, FOX28 is going to be broadcasting an active telethon Friday evening on 28.2 H&I. FOX28’s sister station WVVA is going to be coming initially from the broadcast from the galleries situated in Bluefield, West Virginia. The broadcast will air statewide in West Virginia and Quincy Media will air it in most of their television marketplaces situated in the usa of Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and New You are able to.
Included in the telethon, entertainers, athletes yet others with strong ties to West Virginia who’ve decided to show up on the Rebuild West Virginia telethon Friday and/or perhaps a live performance event Sunday in Charleston.
West Virginia was devastated by historic flooding June 23rd and 24th, resulting in the deaths of 23 citizens, forcing 1000’s of citizens to leave using their homes and companies and 100s of huge amount of money in damage to property. National Guard and FEMA is on-site, together with many 1000’s of volunteers. Cleanup attempts are likely to take many several weeks.
- Telethon co-host Billy Ray Cyrus, country celebrity who spent a long time leading the “house band” at Huntington’s Ragtime Lounge. Cyrus presently stars within the new CMT series “Still The King.”
- Telethon co-host and Princeton WV native Kevin Sizemore (Fear The Walking Dead: Flight 462, NCIS, Resurrection, Underneath The Dome, Rizzoli &lifier Isles)
- Actress and Charleston native Jennifer Garner (13 Happening 30, Daredevil, Gem Harbor, Catch Me If You’re Able To, Draft Day, Dallas Purchasers Club)
- Leonard Coleman and Blunt, the previous lead performers of legendary groups the Lure, Platters, and Drifters
- Landau Eugene Murphy Junior., whose new song “Come The Place To Find West Virginia” has developed in the Top Ten around the iTunes Jazz music chart now
- Country celebrity Kaira Paisley, who spent Thursday touring the condition and ending up in citizens impacted by the flooding
- Beckley WV resident Cody Wickline from Season Eight of “The Voice” who has spent a few days previously week like a ton relief volunteer
- Mike Estes, formerly of Lynyrd Skynyrd and today leader of Southern rock supergroup Skinny Molly
- “Rocket Boys” New You are able to Occasions #1 best-selling author and Coalwood WV native Homer Hickam
- Kenova WV native and contemporary Christian artist Michael W. Cruz
- Princeton WV resident Dreama “Mrs. Gilligan” Colorado, wife recently Gilligan’s Island star Bob Colorado
- Legendary “Hollywood Squares” host Peter Marshall, who increased in Wheeling and Huntington
- Charleston WV band The Carpenter Bugs, brought by West Virginia Music Hall of Fame director Michael Lipton
- Rock ‘n roll Hall of Fame member and Slab Fork WV native Bill Withers (Rely On Me, Lovely Day, Use Me, Just The A Couple Of Us)
- Actor Chad Lindberg (The Short and also the Furious, October Sky)
- Lewisburg WV resident and former National basketball association great Bimbo Coles
- Major league pitching sensation, personality and Charleston WV native John Kruk
- John Fogerty pianist/solo artist Bob Malone, that has composed an authentic song for ton relief known as “The River Gives”
- Charleston WV native and character actor Bobby Ray Shafer (Work)
- David DeLuise (The Wizards of Waverly Place)
- Jazz performer and actress Renee Olstead (Still Standing, The Key Existence from the American Teen)
- Mountain Stage national radio host Ray Groce
- Actress Markie Publish (Night Court, The Autumn Guy)
- Actress and Wheeling WV native Joyce DeWitt (Jesse from “Three’s Company”)