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More than $14 Million Raised During Disney|ABC ‘Day of Giving’

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” stars (Maxie Jones), (Alexis Davis), and (Sonny Corinthos) were just some of the actors from the daytime drama series who took the time to answer calls from viewers all across America as part of Disney|ABC Television Group’s “Day of Giving,” which took place on Thursday, August 31, and continued well into Friday morning. In conjunction with the American Red Cross, the initiative has so far raised $14.3 million in aid that’ll help benefit those impacted by .

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“With this ‘Day of Giving’ across all our networks and platforms, the men and women of Disney|ABC, ESPN and the A+E Networks are answering the call to stand up and support the communities hit hardest by Hurricane Harvey. In 2012, we rallied to support relief efforts after Hurricane Sandy, helping raise more than  $18 million dollars. Now, we stand alongside the residents of Texas and the Gulf states who are battling the floods and devastation of Harvey,” said , co-chairman, Disney Media Networks, and president, Disney|ABC, in announcing the initiative earlier this week.

Disney|ABC parent The Walt Disney Company and Houston ABC Owned affiliate KTRK-TV committed $1 million to the American Red Cross for hurricane relief efforts. In addition, donations by eligible Disney employees to the American Red Cross and other qualified organizations involved in the Hurricane Harvey relief effort are to be matched dollar for dollar by Disney Employee Matching Gifts: A Program of The Walt Disney Company Foundation.

Other “GH” stars taking calls during the “Day of Giving” were Texans  (Jason Morgan) and  (Parker ), along with their co-stars (Nathan West), (Spencer Cassadine), (Diane Miller), (Andre Maddox), (Curtis Ashford), (Valerie Spencer), (Jordan Ashford), (Carly Corinthos) and (Emma Drake), among others.

The American Red Cross is still accepting donations for the cause. If you are able to donate, visit redcross.org/abc or redcross.org/disney, call (855) 999-GIVE or text HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

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