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Lansing Television Stations Pitch In For Salvation Army

In the spirit of the holiday season, Lansing television stations WILX-TV, WSYM-TV and WLNS-TV each did their part to help with this year’s Salvation Army Kettle Drive. On December 6, WILX/WSYM News personalities were at two different locations at Lansing’s Eastwood Town Center.  And, on December 13, WLNS-TV had its on-air personalities set up at… read more

Alpha Media Raises $47K for Saginaw and Bay City Rescue Missions

Alpha Media stations in Saginaw held their annual “Sharing Hope” Radiothon this past Wednesday, December 18 to help those in need who are served at the City Rescue Mission in Saginaw and the Good Samaritan Rescue Mission in Bay City. During the 12-hour radiothon, with a goal of $45,000, listener donations, as well as matching… read more

WMGC’s ‘Big Top Toy Drop’ Raises Over $40K in Toys

Beasley Media Group’s WMGC-FM (105.1 The Bounce)/Detroit teamed up with Lafontaine KIA, Community Financial Credit Union and Lady Jane’s Wicked Awesome Wishes to present Gello’s Big Top Toy Drop. The collection raised over $40,000 in new toys for children during the holiday season. The event took place from Friday, December 6-13 at Lafontaine KIA in… read more

WGHN, WMPA ‘Cover the Tri Cities’ with Coats

WGHN-AM/FM and WMPA-FM (Grand Haven), in partnership with Plantenga’s Cleaners has announced that this year’s “Covering the Tri Cities Coat Drive” was a great success! The drive took place during the month of November with collection sites at numerous businesses and community partners of WGHN’s family of radio stations and Plantenga’s Cleaners. WGHN said in… read more

Share Why Local Broadcasters are Important During the Holidays!

During the season of giving, local radio and TV stations demonstrate their remarkable commitment to #BroadcastGood around the country. They collect food, gifts and coats for those in need, report on community events and continue to share the news and information you need most. Your local television and radio stations are honored to provide Americans’… read more

Ann Arbor’s WKQL ‘Rockin’ for the Hungry’

Cumulus Media’s WKQL-FM (Ann Arbor) held its annual “Rockin’ for the Hungry” food drive December 3-8.  The station exceeded its goal of one million meals, raising a total of 1,055,222 meals, including more than 4,000 pounds of donated food. Food and cash donations were taken at a local Kroger store.  Those donating could take advantage… read more

WLNS 12th Annual Day of Giving Nets Over 36,000 Meals for Food Bank

On December 6, Nexstar Broadcasting’s WLNS-TV (Lansing) held its 12th Annual Day of Giving, to benefit the Greater Lansing Food Bank and the South Michigan Food Bank and fight hunger in area neighborhoods. This year, WLNS viewers and the Greater Lansing Community helped donate a total of 36,482 meals to the Greater Lansing Food Bank. … read more

WXYZ Staff Continues ‘Giving Tree’ Tradition

The staff at Scripps’ WXYZ/WMYD-TV (Detroit) has continued its tradition this year, donating toys, gloves, diapers and other necessities to children in need in Metro Detroit.  The station calls it the “Giving Tree.” VP/General Manager of WXYZ & WMYD Mike Murri said, “This is a wonderful tradition at Channel 7 and TV20.”  Speaking of his… read more