Hunger Action Month 24-Hour Telethon

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24 Hour Telethon Show Schedule

The 24 Hour Telethon will be hosted by Gregory Ng of the popular online frozen food review show, FreezerBurns starting at noon on Friday, September 13 through noon on Saturday, September 14.

What will we do at the Telethon for 24 straight hours? Take a look at our show schedule below!

Schedule is subject to change...

Friday September 13, 2013

12:00 Noon to 2:00 pm: Food Truck Rodeo (all invited: no signup required)

  • Yogi Bear CAN-Struction Build
  • Staff Interview: Telethon Team (Jen Newmeyer, Linda Fisher, Jennifer Caslin, Lauren Landis, Molly Rivera)
  • Patron: Renaissance Dental, Anna Abernathy
  • Carolina RollerGirls Interview
  • Milton Fields Interview: "Yam Jam" Volunteer
  • Break Buddy: Bean Traders
  • Patron: Brooks Bell, Brooks Bell & Meredith Morgan
  • Cline Design Interview: CAN-Struction Builders
  • Staff Interview: Dave Feligno, Facilities Maintenance

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm: Wells Fargo Power Hour

  • Power Hour Interview: Wells Fargo, David Finch
  • Food Truck Interviews: PHAT WRAPZ, Bandidos, Deli-icious, Chick-N-Que, Porchettas, Will & Pops
  • Mt. Olive Pickle: Lynn Williams & Ollie Q. Cumber (Mascot)
  • DUNK TANK: Ashley Delamar, Food Bank VP of Development

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm: (Transition)

  • Co-Host Interview: Dan Howe, City of Raleigh Food Drive
  • BUGFEST: Emelia Cowans & Adam Jones - Greg will eat bugs if goal of $1600 is met from 2:30-3:30 pm
  • Nello's Italy: Neal McTighe & Team Interview
  • RailHawks: Nick Addlery and Julius James Interview

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm: Fan Food Drive with 99.9 The Fan/620 The Buzz (all invited: no signup required... bring food donations!)

  • 99.9 The Fan/620 The Buzz remote with Mark and Mike (4 pm to 6 pm)
  • Mark/Mike Giveaway: 10 pairs of tickets to the Canes Pre-Season Games
  • Nello’s Italy Sauce Tasting (4 pm to 5 pm)
  • RailHawks: Nick Addlery and Julius James Roaming
  • RailHawks Promo: Buy tickets to Sept. 14 game using code "TELETHON" & Food Bank receives a portion of proceeds.
  • Canstruction Interview, Bailey Allred
  • Patron: TIMA, Janet Kennedy & Melissa Kennedy
  • Cisco: Daryl Thomas & Team Volunteering Efforts
  • Mark/Mike 99.9 The Fan/620 The Buzz Interview
  • Premier Patron: Citrix Sharefile, Jarrett Horne & Kelly Herron
  • DUNK TANK: Isaac Kikuchi from Citrix Sharefile (If goal of $800 is met from 5 pm to 5:25 pm)
  • Cedar Creek Gallery Partnership: Lisa Oakley
  • Grace Christian Partnership: Elizabeth Walters

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Social Media Mixer (advanced signup required)

  • Patron: Virante, Mark Traphagen & Phil Buckley
  • Patron: Triangle AMA (American Marketing Association), 
  • Break Buddy: Fonville Morisey
  • Donation Incentive: Handmade Glass Ornaments from Lisa Oakley w/Cedar Creek Gallery for all on-site donations (while supplies last.)
  • Prize Giveaway: Exclusive Food Bank t-shirt rolls, Adventure Landing Activity Passes

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm: Coastal Federal Credit Union Foundation Power Hour

  • Power Hour Interview: CFCU, Creighton Blackwell & Joe Mecca
  • The Amazing Magic of Wayne Anderson: Premier Illusion
  • Lumpy's Ice Cream, Buck Buchanan
  • Co-Host Interview Lisa Sullivan & Jake St. Peter
  • DUNK TANK: Peter Werbicki, Food Bank President/CEO (If goal of $3,000 during Mixer is reached.)
  • Erik Pierce: Greg's UPS Driver, 1st Telethon Donor
  • Break Buddy: Dirigo

9:00 pm to 11:00 pm: Live Music with “Why So Serious?” (all invited: no signup required)

  • Band Interview: Mark Helms & Ed Williams
  • Break Buddy: Bean Traders
  • Mike Sullivan Golf: Swing Demonstration
  • PineCone Food Drive Partnership: Kathy Lagan
  • Staff: Carter Crain & Jen Newmeyer: Facebook Fresh Food Friday

11:00 pm to Midnight: The Tonight Show w/Greg & Shane

  • Stephen Harding, Puppetmaster
  • Bolt Bistro Partnership: David Sadeghi
  • BB the Clown, "Funniest Clown in History" Interview

Saturday, September 14, 2013

12:00 am to 2:00 am:  Midnight Madness Volunteer Event (advanced signup required)

  • Donation Incentive: Larry's Beans Coffee in News14 Mugs & Cackalacky Stickers for all on-site donors.
  • Music by Rus Thompson
  • "The Funniest Clown in History"BB the Clown Roaming
  • Staff: Dave Goodrich, Volunteer Svcs Manager & Team
  • Sweet Potato Pie Tastings
  • Drawings for all Volunteers: $25 Bolt Gift Cards & Adventure Landing Activity Coupons

2:00 am to 3:00 am: Music and Dance Productions Dance-A-Thon (all invited: no signup required)

  • Free Salsa, Swing & Line Dancing Lessons!
  • Music and Dance Interview: Wesley Boz

3:00 am to 5:00 am: Cackalacky Hot Sauce Barbeque

  • Donation Incentive: Free BBQ sandwiches w/slaw for all on-site donors.
  • Cackalacky Interview: Jimmy Chalmers & Team
  • DUNK TANK, 5 am: Jimmy Chalmers (If goal of $1,000 during BBQ is reached.)

6:00 am to 8:00 am: Early Bird Breakfast (all invited: no signup required)

  • Co-Host Interview: Rod Brooks, Stop Hunger Now
  • Chef Mario Serves Breakfast! (7:30 am)
  • Coffee Provided by Sola Coffee Cafe

8:00 am to 10:00 am: News 14 Co-Host Joshua McKinney, Meterologist

  • Sunrise Yoga in Carrot Costume with Blue Lotus Yoga, Sandy Scherer
  • 80's at 8 with Earline Middleton
  • Chef Mario: Garnish Carving (with produce leftovers)
  • Co-Host Interview: Dana Lange, Board Chair "Less Dana, More Good" Campaign
  • Staff:  Charlie Hale & VOAD member Wade Chestnut (Volunteer Orgs Active in Disaster)
  • Breaking Boards with Jason Ladd, Ladd Family Martial Arts
  • Sarah Dessen & Hungry Kate Book Reading
  • DUNK TANK: Joshua McKinney

10:00 am to 12:00 noon: Ramp Up to Finale

  • Corn Hole School Teacher Artists: Laura Hines, Amy Hines, Naomi Moyer
  • Melamed Family (Triplets + 1) Birthday Food Drives
  • Patron: Dude Solutions, & Melissa Buchanan & Chili Cook-Off Tasting


Telethon Donate

PayPal Donation

Power Hour Partners

Wells Fargo
David Finch, Lending Manager & President of Local Volunteer Chapter

Coastal Federal Credit Union Foundation
Creighton Blackwell & Joe Mecca

Patron Partners

Brooks Bell
Brooks Bell, Founder & CEO

Renaissance Dental Center
Interviewee TBD

Phil Buckley & Mark Traphagen

Triangle AMA
Interviewee TBD

Interviewee TBD

Break Buddies

Fonville Morisey

Dirigo Creative

Food Truck Rodeo
Join us for Lunch
Friday, Sept. 13, Noon 

Social Media MixerStill time to Register!
Friday, Sept. 13, 6pm 

Midnight MadnessStill time to Register!
Friday, Sept. 13, Midnight 

24 Hour Telethon Fun