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WILX Partners with Sleep in Heavenly Peace for Make an Impact Campaign

Gray Television’s WILX-TV (Lansing) Made an Impact partnering with in Heavenly Peace on September 10 by helping to build sixty two beds at the Lowes on South Cedar in Lansing. The effort by WILX continued this week (10/17), working with Sylvan Learning Centers to collected donations both at its studio and at two area Sylvan locations.

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WQHH Hands Out 1200 Backpacks to Lansing Students

On August 18, MacDonald Broadcasting’s WQHH-FM (Lansing) held their 12th Annual Backpack Giveaway to help students and families prepare for the start of the new school year.  Assisted by station sponsors as well as Communities in Schools of Michigan, the station handed out the backpacks drive-through style over a 2-hour period.

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WBET Raises Nearly $144k for United Way

Swick Broadcasting Company’s WBET-FM (Sturgis) recently wrapped up their 2022 and 13th annual St. Joseph County United Way Radiothon.  This year’s Radiothon raised a record total of $143,887! The total surpassed last year’s mark by over $12,000. Each year, WBET turns over its studio to the United Way for 18-hours, from 6 a.m. until midnight.…

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WILX-TV Raises $14k For Capital Area Diaper Bank

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Gray Television’s WILX-TV’s (Lansing) March Make an Impact was held March 21-25 in support of the Capital Area Diaper Bank. Thanks to viewer donations, the event will help more than 2,200 babies with the the diapers and cash raised. The Capital Area Diaper Bank is a non-profit, operated completely by volunteers, that supplies baby diapers…

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McKibbin Media Teams Up For Community Food & Coat Drive

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McKibbin Media Group (Jackson) has partnered with Harvest Solar and many Jackson area businesses to organize an initiative to collect much-needed food and supplies for the Jackson Community Food Pantry this holiday season. Donations for this are needed. “We encourage the local Jackson community to support this Community Food & Coat Drive and help others…

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Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation and WLNS-TV Donate $5,000 to Izzo Legacy Foundation


The Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation announced September 16 that it will donate $5,000 to the Izzo Legacy Foundation in Lansing, Michigan, on behalf of its WLNS-TV (Lansing). Created and developed by the family of legendary Michigan State University college basketball coach Tom Izzo, including his wife, Lupe, and their daughter Raquel, The Izzo Legacy Foundation’s…

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WKHM’s Charity Radiothon Raises Over $13k For Area Causes

WKHM's J-Rod, Scott Clow, Wendy Clow and Jenny Lewis

McKibbin Media Group’s WKHM-FM (Jackson) held its second annual Charity Radiothon July 30. The on-air talent of K105.3, Jared “J-Rod” Hammond, Scott Clow and Jenny Lewis, broadcasted live from the K105.3 studio for 13 straight hours, accepting donations while completing fun and intense dares from their listeners based on fundraising goals. This year, K105.3 set…

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WKHM-FM Chooses Local Charities to Benefit From 13-hour Radiothon

WKHM Radiothon

McKibbin Media Group’s WKHM-FM (K105.3) (Jackson) has set its second annual Charity Radiothon for Friday, July 30th, 2021. The on-air talent of K105.3, Jared “J-Rod” Hammond, Scott Clow, and Jenny Lewis will be broadcasting live from the K105.3 studio for 13 hours to accept donations and completing crazy dares from their listeners based on fundraising…

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WILX Teams With Red Cross for Telethon

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On June 23, WILX-TV (Lansing) partnered with The America Red Cross to make it easy for people to sign up for a blood donation appointment. The Give Blood Telethon was held at the station’s studios from 4:30 – 9 a.m. and again 4 – 8 p.m. WILX encouraged the community to call to make an…

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WKHM’s Scott Clow Wears Dress to Raise Money for Charity

WKHM's Scott Clow

In an effort to promote Covid-19 vaccination on the first day it becomes eligible to anyone 18 and over, while also raising money for a good cause, WKHM-FM’s (Jackson) Scott Clow of the K-105.3 Morning Show took a celebrity up on a special challenge. Comedian Amy Schumer recently donned a formal evening gown when she…

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