WRAL Haiti phone bank raises $60K

Posted January 14, 2010 7:56 p.m. EST
Updated January 21, 2010 11:00 p.m. EST

A two-hour fund drive for earthquake relief raised more than $60,000 Thursday at WRAL Studios.

Volunteers from the Red Cross manned the phones and took pledges totaling $63,441 during the time period.

There are still . The Red Cross has said the greatest need is for money to help with rescue, recovery and rebuilding.

Donations of clothes, blankets and other goods are not being collected right now because there is nowhere to store them, no one to sort them, and it would be difficult to transport the items to Haiti.

All monetary donations you designate for WRAL Disaster Relief will be used in Haiti.