LIVE at 4:00: UK Athletics, WLEX-TV Host Telethon on Tuesday for Tornado Relief
LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky Athletics and WLEX-TV are joining efforts to host a telethon – “Kentucky United for Tornado Relief” – on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m., with proceeds going to the American Red Cross to benefit victims of the tornadoes that hit Western Kentucky.
WLEX personnel will host the telethon from the Kroger Field Recruiting Room beginning at 4 p.m., with live spots intermingled with regular programming. The telethon will be broadcast fully on WLEX during the 7-8 p.m. hour. UK coaches and athletes will be guests throughout the event. JMI Sports, the official broadcast partner of UK Athletics, also is playing a major role in helping coordinate the telethon.
Viewers may donate to “Kentucky United for Tornado Relief” in these ways:
- Call in to the telethon, phone number 833-510-0030, will be active Tuesday from 4-8 p.m.
- Donations may be made now at this website — https://www.redcross.org/donate/cm/wlextv-pub.html/
- Use the QR Code below
- Mail a check to:
American Red Cross
Attn: Kentucky Tornadoes
1450 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40511