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Hunger Action Month 24-Hour LIVE Telethon

Partner Bios

Meet the Partners who are supporting the Hunger Action Month 24-Hour LIVE Telethon event by making a donation to the Food Bank.  Each patron will be featured during various segments of the show.

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The 24-Hour LIVE Telethon will be a sensational event packed with fun activities and viewed by thousands worldwide

The 24-Hour Telethon is Presented By FreezerBurns.

* * 2013 24-Hour Telethon Power Hour Partners * *

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.4 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, and the Internet (, and has offices in more than 35 countries to support the bank's customers who conduct business in the global economy. With more than 270,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 25 on Fortune's 2013 rankings of America's largest corporations. Wells Fargo's vision is to satisfy all our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially.
Power Hour: Friday, September 13 from 2:00-3:00 pm.

Coastal Federal Credit Union Foundation

Coastal Federal Credit Union Foundation
The mission of the Coastal Federal Credit Union Foundation is to enrich the lives of Coastal's members and their communities by providing financial support to 501(c)(3) organizations, particularly in the Triangle market of North Carolina. The Foundation’s top priorities for community focus as it relates to Wake, Durham & Orange counties are: Helping the financially vulnerable, Increasing financial literacy, Alleviating food insecurity.
Power Hour: Friday, September 13 from 7:00-8:00 pm.


* * 2013 24-Hour Telethon Premier Patrons * *

Citrix ShareFile

Citrix ShareFile
Jarrett Horne & Kelly Herron
Citrix ShareFile is a file-sharing service that helps people exchange files easily, securely and professionally. Designed specifically for busineses, ShareFile offers total security for data transfer and storage, customized usage and branding solutions, award-winning customer service, and mobile apps and tools that allow you to easily access and share files from any device — anytime, anywhere.
Patron Slot: Friday, September 13 from 5:00-5:15 pm.
Dunk Tank: Friday, Sepatember 13 from 5:20-5:35 pm


* * 2013 24-Hour Telethon Patron Partners * *

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Renaissance Dental Center
Dr. Anna Abernethy & Team
At Renaissance Dental Center in North Hills, Raleigh, dentistry is an art and your treatment unparalleled. We treat our guests like family and deliver only the exceptional dentistry that we would provide our loved ones.
Patron Slo:t Friday, September 13 from 12:20-12:35 pm.

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Brooks Bell
Brooks Bell, Founder & CEO of Brooks Bell
Meredith Morgan Albertson, Director, Marketing
Brooks Bell is the premier optimization firm focused exclusively on enterprise-level A/B split testing, targeting and optimization services.
Patron Slot: Friday, September 13 from 1:20-1:35 pm.


TIMA: Triangle Interactive Marketing Association
Janet Kennedy & Melissa Kennedy
Triangle Interactive Marketing Association is a professional organization of the marketing and design industries in digital media, based in the Triangle area of North Carolina. TIMA focuses on Education and Networking for its members as well as the promotion of the Interactive Marketing industry.
Patron Slot: Friday, September 13 from 4:20-4:35 pm.


Phil Buckley & Mark Traphagen
Virante is a leading interactive marketing agency that assists high potential start-ups and established Fortune 1000 organizations launch brands and build sales on the web.
Patron Slot: Friday, September 13 from 6:25-6:40 pm.

Triangle AMA

Triangle AMA: American Marketing Association
Triangle AMA offers marketing professionals the opportunity to learn and grow with professional development, peer marketing and leadership development. Chartered in 1981, the Triangle AMA boast more than 400 members from Fortune 500 executives, to small business owners to students.
Patron Slot: Friday, September 13 from 7:20-7:35 pm.

School Dude

For the past 13 years, SchoolDude has served as the market leader in education enterprise asset management, delivering Cloud applications to help both small and large institutions better manage their facilities, IT and business operations. More than one million education professionals from more than 6,000 educational institutions are using SchoolDude solutions to streamline maintenance work order and IT help desk management, schedule preventive maintenance and plan for capital replacements, increase inventory accountability, maximize after-hours facility use and utility consumption. We help clients stretch budgets by managing support services effectively and efficiently, making a difference by helping institutions improve and enhance the teaching and learning environment.
Patron Slot: Saturday, September 14 from 10:30-10:45 am.

Facility Dude

FacilityDude is a leading provider of online tools designed exclusively for the unique needs of facilities, energy and operations professionals. Backed by its Legendary Service Program, FacilityDude’s broad suite of web applications is revolutionizing the business of managing facilities. FacilityDude’s objectives are simple; provide easy to use, affordable solutions to help organizations of all sizes save money, increase efficiencies, and improve services. Serving more than 8,000 organizations in the U.S. and internationally, the Dude is helping clients save millions of dollars every year.
Patron Slot: Saturday, September 14 from 10:45-11:00 am.


* * 2013 24-Hour Telethon Break Buddies * *

Bean Traders

Bean Traders
We roast and serve high-grade, delicious coffee in a warm and welcoming atmosphere while giving to our community through donations and service. Whether you are looking to become a customer through our stores or through our wholesale department we will be there for you in coffee education, fresh product, and friendly customer service. Come in share a thought... ...have a laugh... ...and drink some bean.
Two Break Buddy Slots: Friday, September 13 from 1:00-1:15 pm and 9:00-9:15 pm

Fonville Morisey Realty

Fonville Morisey
Fonville Morisey is The Triangle's leading real estate company. Celebrating our 40th year in 2013, we continue to offer a "one stop shop" experience for our homebuyers and sellers through our full-service mortgage banker FM Lending and Guaranty Title.
Break Buddy Slot: Friday, September 13 from 6:45-7:00 pm

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Dirigo Creative
Dirigo Creative is a New Media Marketing firm driven to market your business and brand online. Based in Raleigh North Carolina, we specialize in Website Design, Search Engine Optimization, logos, branding, marketing, video and photography.
Break Buddy Slot: Friday, September 13 from 8:30-8:45 pm