WRAL’s 30th Annual Coats for the Children Telethon is taking place today, Friday, December 14th, raising money to buy new winter clothing for local children in need. The telethon takes place from 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The big event kicks off at 6 a.m., with special coverage at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m on air and online.
You can help, right now! During today’s WRAL-TV Coats for the Children Telethon call 919-744-3877 from 6am until midnight, or make a donation online. Or Text COATS to 41444 to make a debit/credit card gift of any size.
- $25 provides a cozy hat, gloves and scarf
- $45 buys sweatshirt/sweatpants & pajamas
- $50 provides a warm coat
- $75 gives a child a warm coat and a fun toy
- $125 provides a complete winter outfit
- $175 buys a complete winter outfit and toys
- $250 provides complete winter outfits for two children
- $25 x 12 = $300 Help a child all year with a $25 gift each month
Coats For the Children is WRAL’s major holiday fundraising campaign for Salvation Army families. A coat your child has outgrown is just the right size for a child in need. We’re also collecting new toys to make the holiday brighter for children at the Salvation Army.
Pledge right now to provide warm winter wear and holiday toys for children in the Triangle and eastern NC. Click the Donate ribbon or text COATS to 41444 and help WRAL make a positive difference for children in need during our 29th Annual Coats for the Children campaign!
Find out more about the 2018 Coats for the Children Telethon: