National Telethon Friday Night to Benefit American Red Cross

Albuquerque, NM - This Friday night the networks of NBC Universal will air “Hurricane Sandy Coming Together” with proceeds going to The American Red Cross. The program will air from 7 to 8 p.m, Mountain Daylight time.

Viewers can tune in to KOB-TV Albuquerque, KOBR-TV Roswell and KOBF-TV Farmington. The program will be streamed live on 8-9p.m Eastern time, as well as cable networks USA, E!,G4, Syfy, Bravo, Oxygen, Discovery and A&E.

Scheduled to appear are Sting, Bruce Springsteen, and Christina Aguilara of NBC’s The Voice.

Matt Lauer of The Today show will host the broadcast. Jimmy Fallon of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon and Brian Williams of NBC Nightly News also on the roster.

The Red Cross depends on the generosity of the American people to fulfill our mission. To help the Red Cross continue to save lives, contributions may be made to the American Red Cross Local Disaster Relief Fund by calling 1-800-560-2302. Contributions to the Local Disaster Relief Fund may also be sent to the American Red Cross in New Mexico by mail: American Red Cross in New Mexico, 7445 Pan American West Fwy. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109 or made online at Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or join our blog at