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UPDATE: Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. and MegaTV announces "Hispanos Unidos" (Hispanics United) a benefit Radio/Telethon to aid victims of Hurricane Sandy

All SBS radio stations and MegaTV will broadcast live our three day radio/telethon "Hispanos Unidos" (Hispanics United) starting this Wednesday, November 7th at 6 a.m. ET/PT

MIAMI, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the widespread devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) (Nasdaq: SBSA) and 22 major market radio stations and national television network, MegaTV and AmeriCares will air a live benefit radio/telethon starting Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 at 6 a.m. (ET/PT/CT). The three day-long radio/telethon will target the collection of food products, clothing, medicine and household goods for distribution to the victims of Hurricane Sandy.

The radio/telethon "Hispanos Unidos" (Hispanics United) will be broadcast from local SBS studios in the major cities of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Houston, Miami and Puerto Rico. It will air live nationally.  

"Hispanics United" (Hispanos Unidos) for Hurricane Relief will air on Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 through Friday, November 9th, 2012 on all SBS radio stations and MegaTV (DirecTV channel 405). The entire broadcast will also be streamed live on www.lamusica.com.

"As we learned about the dire conditions in our neighborhoods, SBS decided to coordinate this multimedia effort in order to provide affected residents with food, water and relief supplies," said Mr. Raul Alarcon, President and CEO of Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. "This is a challenging time for everyone who has been affected by the storm and we want everyone to know that we are doing everything possible to get help to them as quickly as possible."

Celebrities, Politicians and Athletes along with supporters of the relief effort, will appeal for contributions to provide aid and assistance to those in the East Coast regions affected by the natural disaster.

Albert Rodriguez, COO of SBS stated, "We encourage our listeners and viewers in the United States to help out with food, supplies and support for the thousands of people affected by Superstorm Sandy."

SBS Radio and MegaTV will collect donations for the victims of Hurricane Sandy at all of its local station facilities throughout the United Sates starting this Wednesday, November 7th at 6 a.m. (ET/PT/CT). The drop-off locations are as follows:

  • SBS New York
    26 West 56th Street
    New York, NY, 10019
    (212) 541-9200

The SBS New York office is the centralized drop off location. The promotions team from Mega 97.9FM and 93.1FM La Variedad de NY, will be available in front of the facilities from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday to collect any donations.

The SBS New York street team will be present on the following locations on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday:

WEDNESDAY:   
7AM6PM WESTERN BEEF - 4705 METROPOLITIAN AVE, RIDGEWOOD, NY (QUEENS)
7AM6PM WESTERN BEEF - 2040 FOREST AVE, STATEN ISLAND, NY (STATEN ISLAND

THURSDAY:       
7AM6PM TWIN CITY SUPERMARKET - 611 BROADWAY, NEWARK, NJ 07104
7AM6PM TWIN CITY SUPERMARKET - 216 SIP AVE JERSEY CITY, NJ 07306

FRIDAY:               
5PM11PM CIRCO HERMANOS VAZQUEZ – CITIFIELD, FLUSHING, NY (QUEENS)

SATURDAY:
7AM6PM WESTERN BEEF - 1041 PROPSECT AVE, BX, NY (BRONX)
7AM6PM WESTERN BEEF - 4444 COLLEGE POINT BLVD, FLUSHING, NY (QUEENS)
7AM6PM MAJOR WORLD - 43-40 NORTHERN BLVD LONG ISLAND CITY, NY (QUEENS)

SUNDAY: 
7AM6PM TWIN CITY SUPERMARKET – 1016 SHERMAN AVE, ELIZABETH, NJ.
7AM6PM MAJOR WORLD - 43-40 NORTHERN BLVD LONG ISLAND CITY, NY (QUEENS)

  • SBS Miami- Pablo Raul Alarcon Broadcast Center- Headquarters
    7007 NW. 77Th Avenue
    Miami, FL. 33166
    (786) 394-9200

The SBS Broadcast Center in Miami is the centralized drop off location. The promotions team will be available in front of the facilities from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday to collect any donations.

The SBS Miami street team will be present on the following Sedanos locations on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday:

MIAMI GARDENS #36 - 18600 NW 87TH AVE., MIAMI FL 33015

WESTCHESTER #38 - 8601 BIRD ROAD, MIAMI FL 33155

WEST DADE #32 - 14655 SW 56TH STREET, MIAMI FL 33175

WEST KENDALL #21 - 13794 S.W. 152ND STREET, WEST KENDALL FL 33177

LITTLE HAVANA #23 - 2425 S.W. 8TH STREET, MIAMI FL 33126

HOMESTEAD #31 - 831 NE 8TH STREET, HOMESTEAD FL 33030

DORAL #33 - 10780 NW 58TH STREET, MIAMI FL 33178

PEMBROKE PINES #27 - 10333 PINES BOULEVARD, PEMBROKE PINES FL 33025

  • SBS Los Angeles
    10281 W. Pico Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA. 90064
    (310) 203-0900

The SBS Los Angeles office is the centralized drop off location. The promotions team will be available in front of the facilities from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday to collect any donations.

The SBS Los Angeles street team will be present on the following locations on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday:

PLAZA MEXICO – 3100 E. IMPERIAL HWY, LYNWOOD, CALIFORNIA 90262

PLAZA LA ALEMEDA – 2140 E. FLORENCE BLVD, WALNUT PARK, CALIFORNIA 90255

BOB WONDRIES FORD – 400 SOUTH ATLANTIC BOULEVARD, ALHAMBRA, CA 91801

JUAN'S RESTAURANT – 4291 MAINE AVENUE, BALDWIN PARK, CA 91706

VALLARTA SUPER MARKET - 10950 SHERMAN WAY, BURBANK, CA 91505

VALLARTA SUPER MARKET - 10147 N. SAN FERNANDO RD, PACOIMA, CA 91331

VALLARTA SUPER MARKET - 2394 WEST LINCOLN AVENUE, ANAHEIM, CA 92801

  • SBS San Francisco
    1705 N. First Street.
    San Jose, CA. 95112
    (415) 543-9330

The SBS San Francisco office is the centralized drop off location. The promotions team will be available in front of the facilities from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday to collect any donations.

The SBS San Francisco street team will be present on the following Chavez Supermarkets locations on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday:

WEDNESDAY - CHAVEZ SUPERMARKET – 1157 W. TENNYSON RD., HAYWARD, CA 94544 - TIME: 3PM-5PM

THURSDAY - CHAVEZ SUPERMARKET – 2670 MONTEREY RD, SAN JOSE, CA 95111 - TIME: 11:30AM-1:30PM

FRIDAY - CHAVEZ SUPERMARKET – 46 5TH AVE., REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063 - TIME: 3PM-5PM

  • SBS Chicago
    Cicero Water Department
    1634 S. Laramie,
    Cicero, IL 60804
    Building (A)
    (312) 920-9500

The SBS Chicago office is utilizing Cicero Water Department facilities as the centralized drop off location. The promotions team will be available in front of the facilities from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday to collect any donations.

The SBS Chicago street team will be present on the following locations on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday:

ISLAS MARIA RESTAURANT - 4770 W. GRAND, CHICAGO, IL 60639 - 8AM-10PM

TOLUCA'S RESTAURANT - 1419 W. WASHINGTON, WAUKEGAN, IL 60085 - 10AM-10PM

C CLUB - 2445 N. CHURCH RD, AURORA, IL 60502 - 1PM-8PM

AZTECA DE ORO - 1013 N. COLLINS ST, JOLIET, IL 60432 - 12PM-7PM

COPA CABANA - 3002 WEST 26TH STREET, CHICAGO, IL

DELTRON - 1937 N. MUNICIPAL WAY, ROUNDLAKE BEACH, IL 60073 - 8AM-8PM

  • SBS Puerto Rico
    Amelia Industrial Park
    Calle Frances # 42
    Guaynabo, PR. 00970
    (787) 622-9700

In Puerto Rico we recommend that all donations are monetary donations, to make a donation please call (1800) 806-2760. For donations by text, please send a text with the word "LIVE" to 25385.

Also in Puerto Rico, donations could be made by visiting www.lamusica.com, www.mega.tv or by visiting the local sites for SBS Puerto Rico radio stations.

  • MegaTV KTBU-Channel 55 Houston
    7026 Old Katy Road
    Suite # 254
    Houston, TX. 77024
    (713) 351-0755

In Houston, Texas we recommend that all donations are monetary donations, to make a donation please call (1800) 806-2760. For donations by text, please send a text with the word "LIVE" to 25385.

Also in Houston, Texas, donations could be made by visiting www.lamusica.com, www.mega.tv or by visiting the local sites for SBS Puerto Rico radio stations.

In order to reach out to all parties interested in contributing to the fundraising efforts, SBS has enlisted its entire national platform of media outlets. SBS listeners who are interested in supporting the effort should call 1 (800) 806-2760 or visit www.lamusica.com, www.mega.tv or the local stations websites to make donations. Donations will also be accepted at the office locations listed above or by text, sending a "Text to Give" with the word "LIVE" to 25385.

The SBS-MegaTV staff will be providing food and water at fixed sites, while also driving through affected neighborhoods to distribute meals and supplies. The collected goods will be delivered to affected areas in trailers filled with relief supplies such as personal hygiene items, cleaning supplies, rakes, shovels, tarps, dust masks and work gloves. The relief supplies will be distributed the weekend of Saturday, November 10, 2012 and Sunday, November 11, 2012 throughout New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. With millions still without power and colder temperatures predicted for much of the mid-Atlantic, the SBS-MegaTV stations are also distributing approximately 80,000 blankets throughout New Jersey and New York.

www.mega.tv  
www.lamusica.com

www.americares.org/hispanosunidos  

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About Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is the largest publicly traded Hispanic-controlled media and entertainment company in the United States.  SBS owns and/or operates 21 radio stations located in the top U.S. Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco and Puerto Rico, airing the Tropical, Mexican Regional, Spanish Adult Contemporary and Urban format genres. SBS has 3 of the top 6 Spanish-language stations in the nation including the #1 Spanish station in America, WSKQ-FM in New York City (WPAT is ranked #3 and KLAX is ranked #6). The Company also owns and operates MegaTV, a television operation with over-the-air, cable and satellite distribution and affiliates throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. SBS also produces live concerts and events throughout the country and operates LaMusica.com, a bilingual Spanish-English online site providing content related to Latin music, entertainment, news and culture. The Company's corporate Web site can be accessed at www.spanishbroadcasting.com.

About AmeriCares

AmeriCares is a nonprofit global health and disaster relief organization that delivers medicines, medical supplies and aid to people in need around the world and across the United States. Since it was established in 1982, AmeriCares has distributed more than $10 billion in humanitarian aid to 164 countries. For more information, visit americares.org.   

Media & Press Contact:

Vladimir Gomez, Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc., Director, Marketing and Communications (305) 644-4817, [email protected]

SOURCE Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.

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