Tustin, CA (PRWEB) September 7, 2004
Trinity Broadcasting Network, the world largest religious network, responded quickly to the request for prayer and assistance from the American Red CrossÂs Florida operations.
"Not only will we be asking our nation to pray, said Paul Crouch, TBNÂs president and founder, ÂTBN is offering a $100,000 donation to the America Red Cross in Florida to help with emergency relief efforts."
Joel Hass, CEO of the American Red Cross in central Florida, reacted to the news of TBNÂs donation by saying "It is this kind of generosity that demonstrates the compassion of the faith community. The America Red Cross is deeply appreciative."
The initial call to offer assistance on behalf of TBN was placed to Mr. Hass, by Susan Zahn, TBNÂs press agent. Hass responded to ZahnÂs question by saying, ÂFlorida is still recovering from Hurricane Charley. Now with Hurricane Frances the need is greater then ever ---ask TBN and its viewers to pray for their fellow Floridians during this time of incredible need. People can also help by making a donation Â1-800 HELP-NOWÂ to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, which enables the Red Cross to provide shelter, food, counseling and other assistance to those in time of need,Â Hass reported.
With four TBN broadcast stations in Florida, including Miami, Ft Pierce, Orlando and Jacksonville, TBN has a vested interest in the state. Its Miami station, located in Pembroke Pines, and its Ft. Pierce station were in the path of the storm and damages, if any? Are unknown at this time.
TBN reaches every major continent via 46 satellites and over 10,000 television and cable affiliates worldwide. In the America, TBN is available to 93% of the U.S. households and its website receives over 25 million visitors monthly.
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