Today is National Red Nose Day, a day held annually to raise awareness and money for children experiencing poverty. How did Red Nose Day start? Well, according to National Day Calendar, writer-director Richard Curtis (Love Actually, Four Weddings and a Funeral, About Time), created Red Nose Day back in 1988.  It was first launched in the United Kingdom and then it came to the United States in 2015. In the last three years, Red Nose Day has helped over 8 million children in America and around the world and has raised over $100 million.

Here are some ways that you can help make a difference on National Red Nose Day:

  • Watch the Red Nose Day special airing locally tonight on WILX at 9pm
  • Stop by your local Walgreens and purchase a red nose
  • Use #RedNoseDay to share on social media

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