WKYC Studios was proud team up with the Cleveland Indians for a multi-platform digital and televised fundraiser to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Ohio during this current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Our initiative is called “Our Kids, Our Tribe." While our live televised and digital coverage aired on Thursday ended, you can still donate here until 11:59 p.m. on Friday night.
We are so incredibly proud of the generosity of all of you in Northeast Ohio. Through corporate donations and online giving, we have raised more than $74,000 so far.
A special thanks goes to the following donors for their support of "Our Kids, Our Tribe":
- Cleveland Indians - $20,000
- Dollar Bank - $20,000
- Kaulig Giving - $10,000
- TEGNA Foundation - $5,000
- Crescent Digital - $5,000
The proceeds generated from "Our Kids, Our Tribe" will go towards the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Ohio's creation of virtual programming during this pandemic, plus meals, membership fees and more.
If you missed any of the "Our Kids, Our Tribe" specials on Thursday, you can view them below. They include interviews with the following Tribe players and alumni:
- Terry Francona
- Sandy Alomar
- Kenny Lofton
- Carlos Carrasco
- Shane Bieber