Category: Connecting to Local Communities

WOMC-FM to hold Radiothon

On Thursday, February 2, CBS Radio’s WOMC-FM (Detroit) will be hosting a day-long radiothon to benefit Gleaners Community Food Bank in Detroit. The station will be broadcasting live from the food bank from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. and soliciting donations from listeners who then may become “Hunger Heros.” All donors who pledge to make an… read more

WXMI-TV Pays It Forward

On January 26, WXMI-TV/FOX 17 (Grand Rapids) and Consumers Energy presented the third annual Pay It Forward Awards Gala. This invitation-only lunch event was held at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Its purpose was to honor the 2016 recipients of the Consumers Energy Pay It Forward Person of the Month Award and announce the… read more

WYCD Raises Big Money for St. Jude’s

On December 8 and 9, CBS Radio’s WYCD-FM (Detroit) held its 16th Annual “99.5 WYCD Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon,”  raising $551,272! The radiothon was held at Art Van Furniture in Warren. Several donations were dedicated to WYCD ‘s Linda Lee, who was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer in late summer.  Lee… read more

WION Sends “Treasures for Troops”

WION-AM/FM Radio (Ionia) and its many partners hosted the 3rd annual “Treasures for Troops” campaign, November 28-December 2, setting a new record and sending “more packages than ever” to deployed service personnel before Christmas. Through drop-off locations in Ionia County and five daily broadcasts originating from locations around the Ionia area, WION co-owner Jim Carlyle reports… read more

WDVD Raises $100,000 During “Cares for Kids Radiothon”

On November 17, Cumulus Media’s WDVD-FM (Detroit) held a day-long radiothon to benefit all Beaumont Hospital’s Children patients through Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The hospital provides advanced care for thousands of children from Southeast Michigan and beyond. WDVD’s Blain Fowler, from the Blaine Fowler Morning Show, along with the entire station airstaff broadcast live from… read more

WYTZ Holds 20th Annual Stuff-A-Truck Food Drive

This week (November 14-19), Mid-West Family Broadcasting’s WYTZ-FM (Benton Harbor) is holding its 20th annual “Stuff-A-Truck” food drive in Southwest Michigan. The “Stuff-a-Truck” food drive helps the local community by providing necessary items to families in need. All donations will go to the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency in Benton Harbor. Donations will stay in… read more