Category: Connecting to Local Communities

WDVD Raises Over $95K in ‘Cares For Kids’ Radiothon

Cumulus Media’s WDVD-FM (Detroit) held its 11th annual ‘WDVD Cares for Kids’ Radiothon last Friday (12/1) at Beaumont Children’s Hospital in Royal Oak, raising more than $95,000 for sick and injured kids in Southeastern Michigan. “It’s both an emotional and fulfilling day,” said WDVD morning host Blaine Fowler.  “We meet so many families throughout the… read more

WCUP, WGLI, WLUC Team Up for Canathon

Eagle Radio’s WCUP-FM and WGLI-FM (L’Anse/Hancock) partnered with WLUC-TV (Marquette) in the Western UP for the station’s annual Canathon fundraiser. “We have been doing this, it seems like forever, it is one of the great things we can partner up with our people up in Marquette. We couldn’t ask for a better promotion that actually reaches… read more

WKHM raises over $10,000 for local Toys for Tots

[one-third-first] [/one-third-first] [one-third] [/one-third] [one-third] [/one-third][vertical-spacer] Jackson Radio Work’s WKHM-FM (K-105.3) and WKHM-AM (NewsTalk 970AM/101.5FM) hosted their annual joint toy drive to benefit the local chapter of Toys for Tots from 6 – 10 a.m. on Friday, December 1. Toys for Tots is an organization run by the U.S. Marine Corps which distributes toys to families… read more

WHMI Raises Over $43,000 for Food Bank

WHMI-FM (Howell) just wrapped up a fundraising partnership between the station and the Gleaners Community Food Bank, which exceeded all expectations in terms of generosity. Bridget Brown, the Director of Donor Relations for Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan says that an unofficial final tally of money received during WHMI’s 12 Days of Gleaners indicates… read more

WMGC Presents Bikes For Kids

Beasley Media Group’s WMGC-FM (Detroit) has kicked off The 105.1 Bounce’s Bikes for Kids Holiday Collection. The Bounce’s BIGG & Foolish with Shay in the Morning know that when you ask most kids in the Motor City what they would like for Christmas, the answer is clear… a new bike! The station will ask listeners to donate new… read more

WION Sends ‘Treasures for Troops’

WION Radio (Ionia) hosted its fourth annual “Treasures for Troops” campaign November 13-20 with help from The Muir Village Market, The Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce, and Young Chevrolet-GMC. This year’s drive met it’s new goal of sending 200 large “Flat Rate” boxes  to deployed soldiers! WION’s listeners contributed items at drop off locations throughout their… read more

WTCM Teams Up for ‘Paper Angels’ Christmas Giving Program

Midwestern Broadcasting’s WTCM-FM (Traverse City) has once again teamed up with Child and Family Services of Northwestern Michigan for a project called Paper Angels Christmas Giving Program. Now in its 12th year, the project matches generous donors in the community with children through the Paper Angels Christmas Giving Program, to provide Christmas gifts to those who might… read more

Beasley Presents 3rd Annual People Helping People Event

Beasley Media Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. has announced that its WCSX-FM (Detroit) is presenting The 3rd Annual People Helping People campaign in an effort to assist families in Metro Detroit who are facing challenges during the holidays. Happening now, through December 15, 2017, listeners are being asked to nominate families in… read more

WDIV Raises $76K for THAW

On November 1, WDIV-TV (Detroit) raised a total of $76,000 for the nonprofit organization THAW, The Heat and Warmth Fund. The Gift of Warmth telethon, held from 5:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. included special reports from Consumer Investigative Reporter Hank Winchester, the head of WDIV’s “Help Me Hank” Consumer Unit. He explained how the money… read more