Category: Connecting to Local Communities

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

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… read more

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

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… read more

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

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… read more

WRSR’s “Fox Feeding Frenzy” Brings in $61k+ to Fight Hunger!

Krol Communication’s WRSR-FM (Flint) held its annual “Fox Feeding Frenzy” last Friday (3/4/22) and brought in $61,633 for The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, enough money to provide 369,798 Meals! The 12-hour broadcast aired 7a.m. to 7p.m. from the Food Bank on Lapeer Road in Flint. Program Director Jeremy Fenech told the MAB, “Here at… read more

Mid-West Family’s WYTZ Raises $40,000 For St. Jude

Mid-West Family’s WYTZ-FM (Bridgeman/Benton Harbor/St. Joseph) held its annual 2-day radiothon February 23-24 for St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital, meeting their goal and raising a total of $40,000!  The station has been holding the annual radiothon for 17 years now. The station’s morning show host Matt Malone said, “The total amount for every year we’ve done… read more

Beasley Media WDMK-FM Unveils “Mason Means Business”

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… read more

WJR Raises Over $1.7 Million For Salvation Army

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… read more

Michigan Broadcasters Impacting Lives: The MAB Community Book

Michigan broadcasters give a voice to the communities we serve. Local TV and radio stations deliver impactful work, daily, on-air, but as important is the work state broadcasters do in their communities. Over the past two years, especially, Michigan broadcasters have answered the call and have been a pivotal resource for the state. From providing… read more

Radio Results Network Makes Donation to School Backpack Food Programs

Radio Results Network (RRN), along with First National Bank & Trust of Iron Mountain have announced a donation to the Iron Mountain and Kingsford School Backpack Food Programs. These programs were started to ensure that every Friday, children in need from Iron Mountain and Kingsford schools will receive a weekend’s worth of food. The bag… read more

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

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… read more