WSAQ Has Record Year with Roof Sit 2022!
September 23, 2022
Last week, Liggett Communication's WSAQ-FM (Port Huron) held its annual "Roof Sit" to benefit the St. Clair County Child Abuse and Neglect Council (CAN Council) and raised a record $179,000!
As in years past, WSAQ morning personality Matt Markham camped out for 5 days, this year on the roof of MiMutual Mortgage in downtown Port Huron. Markham broadcast live, advocating for donations to fund the CAN Council’s programs and services that would help children and families.
While on air, the CAN Council team members joined Markham to discuss the prevention education that’s offered and highlight the magnitude that child abuse has created.
“We’ve always been predicted based on projections that we would interview between 135 to 165 children a year, yet we interview roughly 220,” Archibald says. “It goes to show that we all think it’s not happening, but it is. 95% of the cases are of sexual abuse.”
This year's effort beat the previous record for the station's annual event by $3000. Posting on his own Facebook page, Markham wrote, "The power of radio + community is alive and well in Port Huron and St. Clair County!"