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WPTV, Red Cross partner to help Hurricane Dorian victims

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Posted at 4:57 PM, Sep 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-13 15:11:37-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — WPTV NewsChannel 5 has partnered with the American Red Cross to help victims of Hurricane Dorian.

On Friday, Sept. 13 from 4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., WPTV will host a phone bank to collect monetary donations.

Call 1-800-345-WPTV (9788) and specify that you want to donate to victims in the Bahamas.

You can donate anytime to the American Red Cross' Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts by clicking here.

For more ways to donate to the victims, WPTV has a full list of resources.

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