Category: Connecting to Local Communities

$32,500 for St. Jude’s at WYTZ/Benton Harbor!

Last week, Midwest Family Broadcasting’s WYTZ-FM (975YCountry Benton Harbor) raised $32,500 in its annual Country Cares Radiothon for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The two-day radiothon wrapped up on Friday Night (2/17) with a brand new record, and  station staff thanked all of its partners in hope who contributed money to help. The station supplemented… read more

WWJ-AM Raises 1.45 Million+

On February 10, CBS Radio’s WWJ-AM (Detroit) held its 14th annual Winter Survival Radiothon for THAW (The Heat and Warmth Fund), raising more than $1.45 million to help thousands of families in southeastern Michigan who cannot afford to heat their homes or keep their lights on this winter. The one-day event had the station broadcasting… 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

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

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