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Be a Harvey Hero: NBC10, Telemundo62 & Comcast Hurricane Relief Drive Raises $1M+, Donations Still Being Accepted

NBC10, Telemundo62 & Comcast have teamed up with the American Red Cross to raise money for those displaced by Harvey

Unprecedented flooding from Harvey has created a catastrophe across southeast Texas and parts of Louisiana — leaving behind a swath of destruction that has yet to be fully understood.

Harvey's victims will travel a long road to recovery and they need our help getting there.

That's why NBC10, Telemundo62 and Comcast teamed up with the American Red Cross to support the victims of Harvey through our Hurricane Relief Drive.

For 13 hours Thursday, an army of volunteers — including sports legends and even the Phillie Phanatic — took calls from Harvey Heroes all across the Philadelphia region.

Thousands of calls came in and we were able to raise more than $1 million thanks to small donations from individuals and families and large pledges from local companies including Wawa, Parx Casino, NRG, Toyota, and Essity.

The phone bank may have ended, but you can still give to our Relief Drive. Here's how below:

CLICK TO DONATE — Now

You can donate right now directly through the American Red Cross website. Just tap on the button below.

TEXT TO DONATE — Now

Making a donation is as easy as sending a text message. To pledge $10, text HARVEY to 90999. The donation will be added to your mobile phone bill. Standard messaging rates apply.

BUY A CONCERT TICKET, GIVE A DONATION

Our partners at Live Nation will contribute a portion of new ticket sales from the upcoming Outlaw Music Festival at BB&T Pavilion to the Hurricane Relief Drive.

For each ticket purchased through this link, Live Nation will donate $5 to the fundraising effort. That's while supplies last.

The Outlaw Music Festival is taking place Sunday, Sept. 17 and will feature Willie Nelson, Eric Church, Sheryl Crow, and more.

DONATE BLOOD

Blood donations are sorely needed as first responders help those injured during the storm and as the cleanup effort begins. Visit RedCrossBlood.org now to find the nearest blood donation location.

Thank you for helping the people in need.

The Philadelphia-area Toyota dealers are making a significant contribution to NBC10, Telemundo62, and Comcast’s Hurricane Relief Drive benefiting the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
The Wawa Foundation stopped by NBC10 Thursday morning to drop off a large donation to the American Red Cross’ Harvey relief efforts. We have several ways you can contribute as well. 
Judge Renee Cardwell Hughes, CEO of the American Red Cross of Eastern Pennsylvania, accepts a check from NRG general manager Mike Starck to benefit Hurricane Harvey victims.
NBC10’s Rosemary Connors speaks with volunteers, including Ealges President Don Smolenski and head of football operations Howie Roseman, as they answer phones as NBC10 raises money for Hurricane Harvey victims.
NBC10’s Rosemary Connors speaks with Geoff Gordon about what Live Nation is doing to help Hurricane Harvey victims.

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Missing Attachment NBC10 is giving you a chance to play a role in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. There are a lot of volunteers in house Thursday taking your calls. Call 877-622-9228.
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