US Army National Guard photo by Capt. Martha Nigrelle

WCVB Boston in on Helping Hurricane Victims

The ABC affiliate and Red Cross will kick off a telethon at noon Wednesday

WCVB, Hearst’s ABC affiliate in Boston, is joining the growing list of local broadcasters launching initiatives to help victims of Hurricane Harvey.

The station’s efforts will start at noon Wednesday, when it will light up telephone lines as part of a telethon to raise money for the Red Cross.

The Relief Fund 5: Help for Houston telethon will air in segments throughout the afternoon, WCVB said. Cut-ins will include information about what Red Cross volunteers are doing in Texas, and how viewers can help.

(Photo via the Texas National Guard’s flickr and taken by Capt. Martha Nigrelle. Image uploaded on Aug. 29, 2017 and used per a Creative Commons 2.0 license. The image was cropped to fit the 16x9 aspect ratio.)