FoodBank24 A 24 Hour New Media Telethon

FoodBank24 A 24 Hour New Media Telethon

The FoodBank24 New Media Telethon is back!


SEPTEMBER 26-27, 2014

Join us at
noon on September 26 through
noon on September 27 for
24 straight hours of entertaining
and enlightening activities
as part of
Hunger Action Month.

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It's the THIRD annual #FoodBank24 New Media Telethon!

The date for the third annual 24 hour telethon (now named #FoodBank24) has been set for Friday, September 26 starting at 12 noon and airing through September 27 at noon. The Food Bank and Gregory Ng (Food Bank Social Media Ambassador & CMO of Brooks Bell) are coming together once again to raise food, funds and awareness as a part of the national Hunger Action Month movement.

Our goal is $60,000 to provide 300,000 meals to our neighbors in need.

#FoodBank24 Telethon Show Schedule

What is the #FoodBank24 New Media Telethon?

The #FoodBank24 New Media Telethon is a LIVE EVENT shown through our website via UStream for 24 hours straight. The event is hosted by Gregory Ng and will feature fascinating interviews, entertaining activities, and "in-person" events such as a Food Truck Rodeo, a #FoodBank24 Mixer, and a "Midnight Madness" volunteer activity.

How do I watch #FoodBank24?

All you need is a computer and an internet connection! Simply visit this webpage or go to starting at noon on Friday, September 26. The event will be appear in the box above as a live video stream.

Can I participate in #FoodBank24?

Yes! There are numerous ways that you can participate in the event:

Food Truck Rodeo
Join us for lunch
Friday at noon

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 #FoodBank24 Mixer
Grab the family,
join us at 6 pm!

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 Midnight Madness
Brave enough?
Volunteer at midnight!

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 Telethon Patron
Be a Patron!
Slots still available.
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 24-Hour Telethon

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How else can you participate?

  • Get behind the scenes! Sign up to be a Telethon Volunteer. We have needs before, during and after the event!
  • Spread the word! Use your social media channels to boost our viewing audience and encourage food and fund donations using the hashtag, #FoodBank24. You can also print the Official Event Flyer and Save The Date Bookmarks to share with friends & family or post at local businesses! Or why not change your Facebook cover photo to show your support? It's all below:
 FoodBank24 2014 Flyer  FoodBank24 2014 Save the Date Vertical  FoodBank24 2014 Save The Date Horiz  FoodBank24 Facebook Cover Photo

How successful was the event last year?

In 2013, over $55,000 was raised and nearly 4,000 pounds of food collected resulting in 278,000 meals! There were 14 generous patrons and over 40 guest interviews. The show was viewed over 2,000 times and 600 people followed on Facebook. Over 184,000 followed on twitter with nearly 1,800 tweets using the hashtag #FoodBank24.

Patron Supporters

Learn more about our Patrons...
Visit the Patron Bio Page

Apparel Partner

The Queensboro Shirt Company

Power Hour Partners

Coastal Federal Credit Union Foundation

Premier Patrons

Citrix ShareFile

Patron Partners

Brooks Bell



Triangle AMA: American Marketing Association

Break Buddies

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Help us reach our goal of
$60,000 by noon on September 27!

FoodBank24 New Media Telethon Donation Form





4 percent of goal achieved.