MIAMI, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Spanish Broadcasting System (Nasdaq: SBSA) (“SBS”) announced today that all of its Miami-based radio stations along with Mega TV Channel 22 will launch a fundraising and donation drive to raise funds and help the many victims of the catastrophic earthquake that struck Haiti yesterday.
SBS radio will hold a 12 hour radiothon from 7:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. this Friday at the Bird Bowling and Entertainment Center located at 92 Avenue and Bird Road and encourage listeners to donate funds as well as bring donations of water, canned food and basic necessities for children and adults. Mega TV will promote the radiothon and join in the event. All proceeds will be donated to the Catholic Church of Notre Dame D’Haïti for distribution to those in need.
The powerful 7 magnitude earthquake that devastated Haiti, the poorest country of the Americas, destroyed hundreds of buildings and homes in the capital and surrounding areas, including the Presidential Palace and the Cathedral.
With initial figures estimating thousands of victims and reports of a devastated population filled with pain, need and despair, SBS radio and Mega TV are calling on the local the community and their loyal base of listeners and viewers to support its effort and help those impacted by the earthquake.
Please join SBS and Mega TV this Friday at the shopping center at 92 Avenue and Bird Road where the Bird Bowl and the Entertainment Center is located for this worthy cause.
About Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is the largest publicly traded Hispanic-controlled media and entertainment company in the United States. SBS owns and/or operates 21 radio stations located in the top U.S. Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco and Puerto Rico, including the #1 Spanish-language radio station in America, WSKQ-FM in New York City, as well as leading radio stations airing the Tropical, Mexican Regional, Spanish Adult Contemporary and Hurban format genres. The Company also owns and operates Mega TV, a television operation with over-the-air, cable and satellite distribution and affiliates throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. SBS also produces live concerts and events in the major U.S. markets and Puerto Rico. In addition, the Company operates www.LaMusica.com, a bilingual Spanish-English online site providing content related to Latin music, entertainment, news and culture. The Company’s corporate Web site can be accessed at www.spanishbroadcasting.com.
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