Phone bank raises more than $80K for victims of western KY tornadoes

Posted at 2:13 PM, Dec 13, 2021

CINCINNATI — More than $80,000 is going to people in need following the American Red Cross' virtual phone bank on WCPO.

After deadly tornadoes swept through an estimated 200 miles of western Kentucky Friday night, the region remains devastated by damages and in need of donations. As a result, the American Red Cross hosted a virtual phone bank on WCPO Monday from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The phone bank collected monetary donations going directly to those affected by the deadly tornadoes that tore through western Kentucky Friday night.

Viewers raised a total of $32,121, with two matches pushing the grand total to $82,121.

For more information on how to help those impacted by this weekend's tornadoes, click here.

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