Kentucky basketball to host telethon for superstorm Sandy victims

American Red CrossHumbled by the devastation of Superstorm Sandy, the University of men’s basketball team, in conjunction with WKYT, will host a telethon Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to the American Red Cross to benefit the victims of the catastrophic storm.

The telethon will air throughout the state on /IMG Sports Network affiliates, as members of the UK men’s basketball team will take phone calls and donations.  More details and telethon phone numbers will be released later.

During non-telethon hours, people can call the Red Cross at 859.253.1331 or 800.RED.CROSS. Donations will also be accepted at

The special event will also stream live at

For more information from the Red Cross, contact Winn Stephens at [email protected].