Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery
Posted on 9/26/2017
Univision’s awareness campaign “Unidos por los Nuestros” raised $6.8 million to help those impacted by the recent natural disasters in Mexico, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, Florida and Texas. Funds support efforts by the American Red Cross and other non-profit organizations. The two-day joint telecast of Liga MX soccer action across several networks raised $1.3 million out of the $6.8 million total.
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