Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery
Posted on 5/1/2018
Tribune’s Fox affiliate WGHP-TV High Point, N.C., raised $70,000 for tornado relief efforts in a telethon held April 18. The tornado on April 15 rocked Guilford and Rockingham and damaged or destroyed 1,000 homes and business. All money raised will be distributed by local Salvation Army chapters.
“We really appreciate what a great community citizen FOX8 is on an ongoing basis, but especially in this time of such great hurting in our community,” said Major Don Vick of the Salvation Army of Greensboro.
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