Audacy and Hyundai Collect Toys for Local Children in Northern California
Audacy Sacramento teamed up with Roseville Hyundai, Elk Grove Hyundai and Folsom Lake Hyundai for “Delivering Christmas,” a toy drive benefiting local children in the foster care system. All toys collected benefit Stanford Sierra Youth and Families, who will distribute toys to children throughout the Sacramento area.
From November 21 to December 10, ALT 94.7 (KKDO-FM), 96.9 The Eagle (KSEG-FM), 98 Rock (KRXQ-FM), 102.5 KSFM (KSFM-FM), 106.5 The End (KUDL-FM), and ESPN 1320 (KIFM-FM) devoted on-air programming to encourage listeners to deliver new, unwrapped toys to Hyundai locations throughout the region. The campaign culminated with an event at Folsom Lake Hyundai on December 10, featuring stations’ on-air talent who were present to help spread cheer for those that came to make donations.
“We’re extremely proud to have collaborated with some of our local Hyundai dealers to help make the holiday season a little brighter for the children of our community,” said Stacey Kauffman, Regional Vice President, Audacy Northern California. “Events like these demonstrate radio’s ability to leverage its voice to bring listeners together in times of need, and this event is a testament to the local connection our brands have with them.”
“There are so many families in need here in our own backyard,” said Chris Shaffer, President, Sacramento Hyundai Dealers. “The Sacramento Hyundai Dealers were happy to partner with Audacy and Stanford Sierra Youth and Families to help fill those needs and make the holiday a little bit brighter for some Sacramento children.”
“We filled up two vehicles of toys and we are so thankful for those that provided toys and cash donations,” said Karla Zaragoza, Community Engagement Manager, Stanford Sierra Youth and Families. “Items collected will go to serve children in of our mental health of foster care programs.”
Supporters can continue to make monetary donations by visiting www.ssyaf.org/donate.
Stanford Sierra Youth & Families provides a continuum of care to empower youth and families to overcome challenges together, as well as connects youth in foster care to the permanent loving families they need and deserve. They support the entire family with professional treatment and compassionate care, so every youth has the opportunity to thrive at home, in school, and in the community.
Audacy is committed to supporting the health and success of the communities that are the heart of its business. “Delivering Christmas” is a part of Audacy Serves, the Company’s social impact platform that raises awareness of social issues and brings communities together for good. Audacy unites with its listeners and brands to support sound communities through several pillars of impact: mental health and anti-bullying, veterans and service members, children’s health, the environment, civic education, and diversity, equity and inclusion.