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WCSX Announces the Stone Soup Freedom Wrap to Honor Veterans Across America

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Beasley Media Group’s WCSX-FM (Detroit) has announced that Big Jim’s House Stone Soup Project has taken the fundraiser for Vets Returning Home to a National Level with “The Freedom Wrap.” Big Jim’s House will take the 1974 Ford Bronco Stone Soup truck and will wrap it in pictures of Veterans from all over the country…

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Audacy Detroit Hosts ‘Step up to the Plate’ Radiothon for Detroit PAL

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This past Monday (4/25), Audacy-owned stations in Detroit, including WWJ-AM, WXYT-FM, WYCD-FM, WOMC-FM and WDZH-FM aired the 2nd annual Step Up To The Plate Radiothon to benefit PAL, the Detroit Police Athletic League.  PAL supports approximately 10,000 Detroit area kids and160,000 kids since 2007, according to the organization. So far, the 13-hour Radiothon has raised…

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Beasley Media WDMK-FM Unveils “Mason Means Business”

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Beasley Media Group announced March 1 that WDMK-FM (Detroit)(105.9 KISS-FM) Morning Show personalities “Mason & Starr,” in conjunction with GoDaddy, have unveiled “Mason Means Business,” a new program aimed at showcasing small business and entrepreneurial stories in the Motor City. Small businesses and entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to visit the “Mason Means Business” website…

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WJR Raises Over $1.7 Million For Salvation Army

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Cumulus Media’s WJR-AM (Detroit) raised $1,724,023 last week for The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit in the 35th Annual Bed & Bread Club Radiothon to combat hunger and homelessness. The radiothon aired on Thursday and Friday (2/24-25) with personalities Paul W. Smith, Sean Baligian, Kevin Dietz, Lloyd Jackson, Chris Renwick, Mitch Albom, Kevin Brown, Steve…

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WWJ’s 19th Winter Survival Radiothon Raises Nearly $1M in Heating Assistance

WWJ's Tony Ortiz delivers a thumbs-up to listeners for their contributions to the THAW Radiothon.

Audacy’s WWJ-AM (Detroit) has announced the results of its 19th Annual Winter Survival Radiothon for THAW, The Heat and Warmth Fund.  $986,256.00 was raised from station listeners. The day-long on-air event was held February 4 from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the station. The THAW program helps those residents in southeastern Michigan who are…

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Record Amount Raised At WJR SAY Detroit 10th Annual Radiothon

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On December 9, Cumulus Media’s WJR-AM (Detroit) presented its 10th Annual SAY Detroit Radiothon, hosted by Mitch Albom. The live broadcast originated from the Somerset Collection in Troy. The 15-hour event (6 a.m. – 9 p.m.) gathered a record $1,650,540 through donations, auctioned items and purchased autographed memorabilia. All proceeds went directly to charity —…

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WLEN’s “Thank A Vet” Breaks A New Record!

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Lenawee Broadcasting’s WLEN-FM (Adrian) broke a record with its annual “Thank A Vet” fundraiser this year, raising $34,697.50 in 12 hours for the “Veterans Dire Need Fund,” distributed through Housing Help of Lenawee. Now in its 16th year, the fundraiser is in celebration of Veterans Day and is an event to raise funds and awareness…

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WDRQ Raises Funds to House 10 Area Homeless Vets

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Cumulus Media announced that its WDRQ-FM (Detroit) held the Broadway’s Veterans Matter Honor-Thon on Thursday, November 11, driving emergency funds to provide 10 local homeless veterans with long-term housing. The Honor-Thon aired from 6-10 a.m. during the morning show. In those four hours, listeners donated $7,100. During the 8am hour, sponsor JDog Junk Removal provided…

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WXYZ-TV Helping to Give the Gift of Literacy

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Scripps Media’s WXYZ-TV (Detroit) has launched its annual “If You Give a Child a Book …” campaign, supported by the Scripps Howard Foundation.  In a release, the station says “we believe giving children books can take them to new places, open their imaginations, fuel big dreams, plant the seeds for future success and help break…

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