Dying Mom’s Wish Granted By WIRK Morning Show
Earlier in March, WIRK's Tim & Chelsea in the Morning received a call from a listener asking for their help. The listener's friend, Jennifer, is in the final stages of terminal cancer and she had one final wish - to meet firefighters.
WCCO Raises $447,000 for Second Harvest
Audacy's Minneapolis news-talk station WCCO (830 AM) raised over $447,000 to benefit the Second Harvest Heartland during its "let's Kick Hunger Day Radiothon." The radiothon was held on Thursday, February 2 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time.
KFGE Raises Over $102,000 for St. Jude
NRG Media's KFGE (98.1 FM, Froggy 98) raised more than $102,800 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during a recent radiothon. The "Country Cares for St. Jude's Kids" radiothon occurred between February 1 and February 2.
WYKY Presents MLK, Jr. Day Walk
Forcht Broadcasting's Somerset, Kentucky adult contemporary station WYKY (106.1 FM) presented the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Walk along with the City of Somerset on Monday. The station provided reflective, soulful music as the soundtrack for the walk, with music piped in through speakers in downtown.
WKXW Collects Bears for ‘Feel Better Bears’ Campaign
Townsquare Media's WKXW (101.5 FM) in Trenton collected more than 1,000 stuffed bears as part of the annual "Feel Better Bears" holiday campaign. The bears were collected for a state police union, and will be distributed to children in situations of crisis.
WWZY Radiothon Raises $97,000
Classic rock station WWZY (107.1 FM, The Boss) in Long Branch, New Jersey raised more than $97,000 during the 5th Annual Mistletoe Rock Radiothon in conjunction with Ashley Homestore and Hutchins HVAC. The radiothon took place December 14 at Bar Anticipation in Lake Como.
Bold Gold Event Collects 7 Trucks of Toys
The Wayne County Ford & Bold Gold Media Holiday Toy Drive Challenge collected seven trucks of toys during its recent charity event. The event was the first to take place in two years due to the coronavirus health pandemic, which started in 2020.
KZRG Helps Over 600 Foster Kids
Zimmer Radio's news-talk station KZRG (1310 AM, 102.9 FM) in Joplin teamed up with Fostering Hope to help more than 600 foster kids during the annual Christmas of Hope event. KZRG and Fostering Hope worked with listeners, volunteers and local churches to help with the initiative.
WALR Fulfills Christmas Wishes for Military Families
Cox Media's Atlanta R&B station WALR (104.1 FM, Kiss) is partnering with the Warrior Alliance to give 10 families of military veterans their Christmas wishes by fulfilling gifts and other requests on their holiday lists.
KRST Raises Over $200,000 for St. Jude Hospital
Cumulus country station KRST (92.3 FM) in Albuquerque raised over $200,000 for St. Jude Children's Hospital during a recent radiothon. The two-day event started Thursday, December 8 and saw station staffers and volunteers raise funds for St. Jude.