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Disney/ABC Day of Giving Raises $16.8 Million

Donations to aid Red Cross' Hurricane Sandy relief efforts 11/06/2012 10:21:00 AM Eastern

The Disney/ABC Television Group's "Day of Giving" held
Monday raised more than $16.8 million for the American Red Cross' relief
efforts for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

DATG's outreach spanned its news, daytime, primetime, late
night, owned stations, local affiliates, syndication, cable online and stores.

Last week, The Walt Disney Co. chairman and CEO Robert Iger
also announced a $2 million cash donation plus a matching commitment for employee

Last Friday, NBCUniversal's one-hour benefit telethon raised
nearly $23 million
in donations for the Red Cross.

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