HAPPENING TODAY: Florence Relief: NBC CT and Telemundo Connecticut Partner With Big Y Supermarkets and the American Red Cross to Help Hurricane Victims - NBC Connecticut

HAPPENING TODAY: Florence Relief: NBC CT and Telemundo Connecticut Partner With Big Y Supermarkets and the American Red Cross to Help Hurricane Victims

Relief drive set to take place today at three local Big Y Supermarkets

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Hurricane Florence Relief Drive Underway

    We are accepting donations to help after Hurricane Florence and you can help. (Published Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018)

    DONATE ONLINE HERE: American Red Cross Hurricane Florence Relief

    We know you are thinking about family, friends and strangers who have been impacted by Hurricane Florence.

    NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut are proud to connect you with a way to help those devastated by Hurricane Florence.

    On Thursday, September 20, NBC Connecticut, Telemundo Connecticut and the American Red Cross will be accepting your tax-deductible monetary donations at three Big Y Supermarket locations across Connecticut. Come meet the team from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    “The Red Cross is grateful for the support of our partners at NBC Connecticut, Telemundo Connecticut and Big Y World Class Markets,” said Mario Bruno, CEO, American Red Cross Connecticut and Rhode Island Region. “This campaign will enable the Red Cross to aid in the recovery of those devastated by Hurricane Florence. The outpouring of support we have seen over the years from Big Y employees and their customers has been tremendous, as is the support of NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut.”

    To direct your donation specifically to Hurricane Florence Relief, checks must be made out to American Red Cross, with “Hurricane Florence Relief” written in the memo line. Only cash and checks will be accepted.

    Come to these Big Y Supermarkets between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.:

    • WEST HARTFORD: Crossroads Plaza, 772 North Main Street

    • MANCHESTER: 234 Tolland Turnpike

    • NORTH HAVEN: 345 Washington Avenue

    If you can’t get to one of these locations, you can still help by donating through the Red Cross website

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