CBS Austin, Telemundo Austin team up with Red Cross to host Harvey phone bank

CBS Austin and sister station Telemundo Austin will host a daylong phone bank Tuesday to raise money for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts.

The stations, which are both owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group, have partnered with the American Red Cross, which will distribute funds that are raised.

English- and Spanish-speaking operators will be answering calls Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 10:35 p.m., when CBS Austin’s 10 p.m. newscast wraps up.

The number to call is (512) 832-7575.

Author: Gary Dinges

Gary Dinges covers bars/restaurants, movies, music, radio and TV -- plus a bunch of other fun stuff -- for the Austin American-Statesman.

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