WSKG, United Way partner to raise over $230,000 in flood relief

BINGHAMTON – With thousands impacted by widespread flooding across upstate New York last week, Binghamton-based radio and television station WSKG – partnered with the United Way – has helped raise approximately $232,000 in flood relief money to be distributed throughout Broome, Chenango, Tioga, Delaware and Otsego counties.

According to Chenango United Way Executive Director Elizabeth Monaco, WSKG applied for an FCC-approved waiver earlier this week in order to hold a Flood Relief Telethon from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Wednesday. The United Way has been designated as the organization that will handle monetary donations raised by the telethon, according to the NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Office of Emergency Management.

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