Radio’s 2020 Holiday Fundraising Tote Board

CMG Atlanta Helps The Hungry

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Cox Media Group Atlanta’s radio stations partnered with the Atlanta Community Food Bank to collect food and monetary donations to supply holiday meals for local families in need. 25,816 meals will be provided as a result of the campaign.

Record Breaking Turkey Drop

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Beasley Media Group’s WMGK-FM Morning Personality John DeBella has announced a recording breaking grand total for this year’s John DeBella Turkey Drop…. 12,509 turkeys! The annual event is the largest one-day food gathering event in Philadelphia.

Remembering The Troops

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New Country 96.3 (KSCS-FM) morning show, Hawkeye in the Morning, will be sending thousands of holiday cards to troops overseas. The second annual 10,000 For The Troops partnered with the non-profit Support Our Soldiers in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex area.

Bikes Collection Big In Nashville

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The 96.3 JACKfm’s (WCJK) Bikes or Bust event was a big success. Hundreds of new bikes will benefit Toys for Tots this Christmas.

Radiothon Nets More Than 200K!

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Greg & The Morning Buzz, iHeartMedia New Hampshire’s morning radio show's Lend A Helping Can radiothon and fundraiser, raised over $247,000. A dozen New Hampshire charities will use the proceeds to combat hunger and homelessness.

Giveaway & Salutes in Charlotte

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91.7 (WSGE) in Charlotte brought smiles to young and old during a holiday event. Thanksgiving Giveaway & Salutes was presented by the Gaston College owned and managed public radio station.

Big Year For Alpha Fundraiser Despite Pandemic

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Alpha Media in Dayton says as a result of its 2020 Holiday Helpout event, they were able to help more families than ever before. They were able to provide 110 holiday meals to referred families and 50 holiday meals to local frontline healthcare workers.

iHeart Stuffs The Bus

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WKCI-FM in New Haven raised over $16,000 and collected 498 frozen turkeys, 164 pounds of meat and over 6, 600 pounds of non-perishable food items during the 30th annual KC101 Stuff-A-Bus food drive for the Connecticut Food Bank.

WMMR’s Preston & Steve Raise Over $1 Million

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Beasley Media Group’s WMMR Philadelphia hosts Preston & Steve brought in $1.4 million during their Camp Out For Hunger event. Proceeds will go to hunger relief organization Philabundance, which acquires and distributes food to help feed those in need, while also advocating for policies that increase food access.

A&G Bring in $1.2 Million For America’s Warriors

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It's one of the biggest fundraisers we've reported on so far for the 2020 season. Armstrong & Getty's “Warrior Foundation Freedom Station Give-A-Thon” raised $1.2 million which will be used to help wounded vets recover both physically and mentally from service injuries.

iHeart Boston Raises $38K For Kids

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The iHeartMedia Boston NBC10 “One Night Only” concert special featuring Kane Brown, Old Dominion, Kelsea Ballerini,  Jon Pardi, Maren Morris, Lauren Alaina and Jimmie Allen raised over $38,000 to benefit St. Jude  Children’s Research Hospital.

Hosts Go Virtual. Still Surpass Goal.

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WIRK West Palm hosts Tim & Chelsea and their listeners collected more than $11,000 for their annual “Friends Feeding Friends” Food Drive. The event was held virtually with both hosts broadcasting from their homes as Tim recovers from COVID-19 himself.

WCCO Hauls in a Whopping $330K

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The Minneapolis station raised over $330,000 to provide over 169,000 meals and care to those in need through WCCO’s “2020 Union Gospel Mission Hunger Radiothon.” It was the 18th annual event which has now brought in over $3.3 million since 2003.

Entercom Norfolk Banks $200K For Kids

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Over $200,000 was raised to benefit Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters during WPTE-FM's 19th annual “CHKD Radiothon” in Norfolk, VA. Since its inception 19 years ago, the Radiothon has raised more than $5 million for the hospital.

Community Broadcasters Raises $163K

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WBDR in Watertown New York brought in a record-breaking haul of $163,000 for the Children's Miracle Network. Lance Haleon left and Johnny Spezzano present the check to CMN representative Bonnie Eppiloto from Samaritan Medical Center.

Pacifica Raises Over $16K For Food Bank

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Pacific Media Group's 2020 Battle of the Businesses for the Maui Food Bank raised $16,350. As a result 36,698 meals can be provided to families the food bank serves in Maui County. 17 local businesses participated in the event.

Delivering Thanksgiving

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Townsquare Media Atlantic City’s six radio stations are meeting the needs of those affected by tough economic times due to COVID-19 by providing 400 complete Thanksgiving meals through its Feed A Family campaign.

Spreading Holiday Cheer In Illinois

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Saga Communications, Illini Radio Group is thinking about those confined this holiday season because of the pandemic. People in nursing homes, retirement facilities, and long-term care, may not get to see family members or friends this holiday season.

Harvey to Distribute 9,000 Turkeys

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For the 11th year in a row, The Steve Harvey Morning Show and Premiere Networks will give away thousands of turkeys as part of the Steve Harvey Morning Show Annual Turkey Give. Since the Turkey Give was launched in 2009, nearly 90,000 turkeys have been given to those in need.


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