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Multi-state telethon will help Alabama tornado relief efforts

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UNDATED (WAOW)--Last week's tornado outbreak killed 342 and injured thousands across seven states.

Newsline 9 will be partnering with our friends in Alabama to help raise money for disaster relief. Wednesday beginning at 4:00 a.m. Newsline 9 will livestream the United Way Tornado Relief Telethon produced by WVTM Birmingham, Alabama. The telethon will go through 2:00 a.m. Thursday.

Donations will go towards the immediate needs of those most affected and to the long-term recovery and rebuilding efforts. Callers may designate donations go to the United Way in any state affected by the deadly April 27, 2011 tornados.

To Donate:

  • Text TORNADO to 50555 to donate $10
  • Go to the United Way's website: http://www.uwca.org
  • Mail checks: UNITED WAY TORNADO RELIEF FUND, P.O. Box 320189, Birmingham, AL 35232
  • Call Toll-Free: 1-855-205HELP

You can also tune in to Wake Up Wisconsin and Newsline 9 at 5, 6 and 10 on Wednesday.

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