Sinclair to Donate $50,000 to Relief Efforts to Provide Emergency Aid and Medical Supplies in Israel
Sinclair, Inc. today announced the company has launched Sinclair Cares: Humanitarian Relief in Israel, a fundraising partnership in conjunction with Magen David Adom (MDA), an affiliate of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, to help with their efforts providing humanitarian relief and emergency medical services for all people in Israel, regardless of religious creed or political belief.
Beginning today, Sinclair Cares will be raising funds to support the delivery of emergency medical aid, ambulances, and blood bank services.
Sinclair will make a corporate donation of $50,000. In addition, the company will match employee donations through Sinclair’s Matching Gifts Program.
“The work MDA is doing to provide medical assistance in the region is urgently needed, and we are proud to lend our support to their humanitarian relief efforts to provide emergency aid,” said Rob Weisbord, Chief Operating Officer and President of Local Media.
To learn more about Sinclair Cares: Humanitarian Relief in Israel or to assist with the relief effort, please visit Sinclair Cares.
About Sinclair Cares:
Sinclair Cares utilizes the strength of Sinclair’s properties to uplift organizations and inspire audiences and employees to make a positive impact in their communities. A company-wide initiative, Sinclair Cares mobilizes the company’s assets to support various community and charitable endeavors through financial assistance, volunteerism and raising awareness of important topics through Sinclair’s media platforms. Recent partnerships include the National Diaper Bank Network, NAMI, Feeding America, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), The American Red Cross and The Salvation Army.
About Sinclair, Inc.:
Sinclair, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) is a diversified media company and a leading provider of local news and sports. The Company owns, operates and/or provides services to 185 television stations in 86 markets affiliated with all the major broadcast networks; owns Tennis Channel and multicast networks Comet, CHARGE!, TBD and The Nest; and owns and provides services to 21 regional sports network brands. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and the nation’s largest streaming aggregator of local news content, NewsON. The Company regularly uses its website as a key source of Company information which can be accessed at www.sbgi.net.
About Magen David Adom:
Magen David Adom is Israel’s emergency medical system and the country’s affiliate to the International Red Cross. A leader in mass-casualty response and in EMS technology, Magen David Adom treats and transports nearly 1 million people to hospitals every year, collects, safety tests, and distributes nearly all the blood to Israel’s hospitals, and, through its affiliation with the Red Cross movement, responds to disasters around the world.
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