WSB-TV, CMG launch “Neighbors in Need” to help victims of Hurricane Ian

ATLANTA — After a successful Convoy of Care to help victims of Hurricane Ian, WSB-TV and our parent company Cox Media Group are continuing to support communities who suffered from the devastating impacts of the storm.

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On Wednesday CMG television and radio stations in Florida and Atlanta, including Channel 2 Action News, are launching “Neighbors in Need,” a portal to donate to help with the recovery and aid efforts.


Hurricane Ian slammed southwest Florida as a category 4 hurricane last week, leveling large swaths of the coastline in the Fort Myers Beach area and continuing to cause damage through central Florida and South Carolina.

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Anyone who wants to donate can click HERE or text-to-give by texting IAN to 90999. All contributions will got to the American Red Cross, which is assisting in the response effort.

Ten dollars is the minimum donation.

“Neighbors in Need” provides a way for people to keep donating to help victims after our Convoy of Care drive collected more than $25,000 of donations to storm victims on Monday.

On Wednesday, two more truck loads of supplies collected during Convoy of Care will head to Fort Myers. Five more trucks filled with supplies will head to storm victims on Sunday.