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Michigan Stations Raise $1.1 Million for Flint

Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery
Posted on 3/11/2016

Four NBC-affiliated television stations in Michigan - Graham Media Group’s WDIV Detroit, Sinclair’s WEYI-TV Flint, Gray Television’s WILX-TV Lansing and Media General’s WOOD-TV Grand Rapids raised $1.1 million in the “Flint Water Crisis: 4 Our Families” telethon on March 15. WDIV has aired extensive reports on the crisis. All proceeds will go to the Flint Child Health and Development Fund, which was established in January to help with things like education, nutrition and medical intervention.

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