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ABC 6 and FOX 28 to support Giving Tuesday with all-day phone bank

(Columbus, Ohio) ABC 6 and FOX 28 have announced plans to hold an all-day phone bank November 27, 2018 in support of #GivingTuesday. This global day of giving is recognized and celebrated annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. In its sixth year, #GivingTuesday is widely considered to be the formal kickoff to the holiday charitable season.

ABC 6 and FOX 28 have partnered with twenty-one local non-profit organizations, providing an opportunity for everyone in central Ohio to support local charities. The phone bank will begin at 4:25am on Tuesday November 27th, and will conclude at 11:30pm. Charity representatives will be answering phones for their organization throughout the day. Viewers of ABC 6 and FOX 28 are encouraged to call (614) 481-6848 to donate. Secure online contributions can also be made by visiting www.abc6onyourside.com and www.myfox28columbus.com.

ABC 6 and FOX 28 #GivingTuesday partner charities include the following:

ALS Association Central & Southern Ohio Chapter- alsohio.org

American Cancer Society- cancer.org

Asia’s Hope- asiashope.org

Big Brothers/Big Sisters- bbbscentralohio.org

Catholic Social Services- colscss.org

Central Ohio Youth for Christ- coyfc.org

Children’s Hunger Alliance- childrenshungeralliance.org

Community for New Direction- cndcolumbus.org

Godman Guild- godmanguild.org

Gracehaven- gracehaven.me

Huntington Disease- centralohio.hdsa.org

Lifeline of Ohio- lifelineofohio.org

National Alliance on Mental Health Issues-namiohio.org

Nationwide Children’s- nationwidechildrens.org

No Kid Fights Cancer Alone- nc4k.org

Prevention Action Alliance- preventionactionalliance.org

Ronald McDonald House- rmhc-centralohio.org

The Salvation Army- salvationarmycentralohio.org

United Way of Central Ohio- liveunitedcentralohio.org

YMCA- ymcacolumbus.org

Whitehall CAP- whitehallcapinc.com


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