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Coats for the Children donors get gifts

Posted December 6, 2013
Updated December 12, 2013

WRAL held a telethon on Dec. 9, 2011, to encourage people to donate to the Salvation Army's Coats for the Children campaign.

WRAL-TV will air a telethon on Dec. 13, 2013 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. to raise money for the Coats for the Children campaign. ALL donors will receive a booklet of coupons from Jiffy Lube worth $150 total. Those who give at designated times or amounts are eligible for additional thank-you gifts from our sponsors.

To donate, call 919-744-3877 or 1-877-543-2628.

6 A.M. HOUR

-Take a twirl around NC’s largest outdoor covered skating rink! Then, cozy up in one of American Tobacco’s fabulous restaurants for some pre-or post-skating dining. First two callers with $100 credit card donation receive two ice skating passes to The Ice Factory at American Tobacco campus in Durham. Plus, a $50 American Tobacco restaurant certificate! American Tobacco, celebrating 10 years of tradition in downtown Durham!

-Our friend and colleague, Bill Leslie, has topped the world music charts again! His latest CD, ‘Scotland – Grace of the Wild,’ has achieved the No. 1 ranking among international radio hosts. This beautiful CD can be yours with a $100 credit card donation! The first 10 callers with $100 credit card donations receive Bill Leslie’s “Scotland - Grace of the Wild.” Remember, $100 outfits one child for winter, so you’ll be help the Salvation Army keep a child warm all winter long.

-First caller who makes a $400 (outfits 4 children for winter!) credit card donation receives a ‘behind-the-scenes’ WRAL WeatherCenter tour with meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner! While at WRAL, watch our Noon newscast live!

-First caller with a $400 (outfits 4 children for winter!) credit card donation receives a family 
4-pack to see Carolina Ballet’s Nutcracker Dec. 23rd at 2 p.m. at Memorial Auditorium inside Raleigh's Progress Energy Performing Arts Center.

7 A.M. HOUR

-First two callers with $250 credit card donation receive 4 tickets to the North Carolina Museum of Art’s exhibition, “Porsche by Design: Seducing Speed”, and a Porsche Exhibition catalogue. Bring your family or friends to see Porsche by Design, the NCMA’s first-ever design show. Porsche by Design features 22 Porsche cars from the 1930s to present day, and includes cars owned by Steve McQueen, Janis Joplin, and Ralph Lauren. Also, you’ll receive (show book) this lovely exhibition catalogue, featuring all 22 cars as well as essays by the world’s foremost Porsche authorities.

-The first caller with a credit card donation of $250 receives a family 4-pack of tickets and a prize pack of A Christmas Carol goodies, including t-shirts, an ornament and a teddy bear just like Scrooge's beloved "Teddy." The tickets are for a show on Thursday, Dec. 19th at 7 p.m.

8 A.M. HOUR

-First caller with $200 credit card donation receives two tickets to see one of America's most loved comedians, Bill Cosby, at the Crown Theatre in Fayetteville.

-For WRAL’s 25th Annual Coats Telethon, let’s get 25 donors to contribute $100 – we can outfit 25 children for winter, right now! And, the very first caller with $100 credit card pledge receives meet/greet with WRAL’s Local Dish team, Lisa Prince & me! Includes station tour with me, “talkin’ food” with Lisa and sampling our latest Local Dish!

-First caller with a $400 credit card donation receive a family 4-pack to see Carolina Ballet’s Nutcracker on Dec 27th at 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh's Progress Energy Performing Arts.

10 A.M. HOUR

-First five callers with $150 credit card donations receive a ‘Carolina Grown’ gift certifitcate. What is Carolina Grown? It’s the freshest market on wheels! Carolina Grown is your one-stop online shop for fresh produce, local fish, meats, poutry, eggs, cheese, breads, pastas, cakes, prepared meal solutions, beer, wine and more! These $100 gift certificates will help you eat local and healthy!

11 A.M. HOUR

-First caller with a $200 (outfits 2 children for winter!) credit card donation receives 2 tickets to see Carolina Ballet’s Nutcracker Dec 26th 7:30pm, Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh's Progress Energy Performing Arts. (orchestra seats!)

12 P.M. HOUR

-First two callers with $100 credit card donations receive an invitation (for four people) to attend a taping of Brain Game at the WRAL-TV studios, followed by a personal tour of WRAL with Mark! Brain Game is North Carolina’s only locally produced quiz show for high school students. This is an exclusive opportunity to see behind the scenes of a television production!

-First caller with a $200 credit card donation receives an in-studio experience for two with Bill & Lynda In The Morning, plus a station tour and two MIX 101.5 Prize Packs!

1 P.M. HOUR

-First five callers with $85 credit card donation receive a family 4-pack to Hill Ridge Farms’ Festival of Lights! Includes hayride through Festival of Lights show.

-First caller with $200 credit card donation receives two tickets to see one of America's most loved comedians, Bill Cosby, at the Crown Theatre in Fayetteville. 

-First caller with $350 credit card donation receives a Power Wheels F-150 Raptor from CrossRoads Ford; fun Christmas gift for your child/grandchild! Quick Q&A with Mark Thomas, CrossRoads Ford. 

-First two callers with $125 credit card donation receive a ‘Celebration Gourmet Gift Basket’ from the Peanut Roaster, featuring a variety of roasted, candied and chocolate nuts - yum! It's the perfect gift for any holiday or event and an ultimate way to spread good cheer with an extravaganza of gourmet nuts. *Must pick up at WRAL-TV.

-First 10 callers with $100 (outfits 10 children for winter!) credit card donation receive Bill Leslie’s Scotland – Grace of the Wild CD, signed by Bill! This CD is No.1 on the world music charts!

2 P.M. HOUR

-First two callers with a $150 credit card donation receive a family four pack for Raleigh Little Theatre’s Youth Series! Enjoy four tickets to each of the two remaining shows in the RLT Youth Series - OPQRS, etc. and Pinocchio. OPQRS, etc. is a fanciful fable about a painter who brings color to a monochromatic town and Pinocchio is a musical version of the beloved fairy tale of a wooden boy's adventures. 

3 P.M. HOUR

-First 2 callers with a $175 credit card donation receive a gift certificate for a shopping spree at the Holiday Light Store; the perfect place for all your decorating needs: Christmas, Valentine’s Day, NC State or Carolina parties, etc. Swing by before December 15th and ask for a free ornament!

5 P.M. HOUR

-First caller with $200 credit card donation receives a pair of tickets to ‘Ten Tenors’ Thursday, March 20, at 7:30pm at DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center.

-For the first time in its 30-year history, North Carolina Theatre is thrilled to bring to the stage their own production of the epic musical, Les Misérables!. The new 25th Anniversary production is already a West End hit heading for the Broadway stage, but you don't have to go to New York to experience this incredible musical phenomenon! First caller with $200 credit card donation receives 2 tickets to NC Theatre’s “Les Miserables.” These tickets are good for a performance any time between Feb. 16th- Feb. 23rd.

6 P.M. HOUR

-The first caller with a $100 credit card donation will attend a matinee performance of Raleigh Little Theatre's Cinderella and enjoy tea for two with Cinderella herself after the show! 

7 P.M. HOUR

-First caller with a $400 credit card donation receives a ‘behind-the-scenes’ WeatherCenter tour with chief meteorologist, Greg Fishel! While at WRAL, watch a live newscast!

-First caller with $200 credit card donation receives a pair of tickets to see ‘Evita’ at DPAC. The performance is Tuesday, March 11, 7:30 p.m.

-First caller with a $300 credit credit donation receives one night’s accommodations at The Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary. This 5-Star Hotel is the perfect place is surrounded by natural beauty, yet is only a fifteen-minute drive from downtown Raleigh. Gift certificate must be used by Dec. 30.  

-First caller with a $400 credit card donation receives a station tour with WRAL’s Debra Morgan! While at WRAL, watch a live newscast!

-First two callers with $250 credit card donation receive four tickets to the North Carolina Museum of Art’s exhibition, “Porsche by Design: Seducing Speed”, and a Porsche Exhibition catalogue.  

11 P.M. HOUR

-First 5 callers with a $75 credit card donation receives a family 4-pack to Carousel Farms' American Bull Riders Tour Finals, Feb 14th and 15th @ 7:30pm; JB Hunt Complex at the NC State Fairgrounds.

-First caller with a $400 credit card donation receives a Durham Bulls suite night for 20 people during an April Durham Bulls baseball game. Dates: April 4-10, 16 & 17, 26-29.

-First caller with $400 credit card donation receives a ‘behind-the-scenes’ WRAL WeatherCenter tour with meteorologist Mike Maze! While at WRAL, watch a live newscast!

-First caller with $125 credit card donation receives a ‘Celebration Gourmet Gift Basket’ from the Peanut Roaster, featuring a variety of roasted, candied and chocolate nuts - yum! It's the perfect gift for any holiday or event and an ultimate way to spread good cheer with an extravaganza of gourmet nuts from the Peanut Roaster.

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