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Emmis Stations Raised Over $25K for Fire Victims

Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery

Following the central Texas wildfires, Emmis Austin Radio raised over $25,000 for the Red Cross of Central Texas and collected three truckloads of much-needed supplies for the Catholic Diocese Charities of Central Texas. These donations added to a large delivery truck full of supplies collected earlier in the week from listeners of the Dudley and Bob Show on Emmisí KLBJ-FM 93.7 to benefit the first responders and fire victims. Participating stations included: KLBJ-FM, KLBJ-AM, KGSR-FM, KBPA-FM and KGSR-FM.
News Radio KLBJ-FM also provided live continuous media coverage of the wildfires that tore through central Texas. KLBJís listeners called in throughout the night with firsthand accounts, which provided local residents with invaluable information regarding the fireís path, damage, and relief efforts.

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