Audacy Raises Over $367,000 for Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – November 17, 2023 – Audacy raised over $367,000 to provide meals and care for those in need through 830 WCCO’s (WCCO-AM) 21st annual “Hunger Mission Radiothon” in Minneapolis. The amount raised during this year’s event, which benefits Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities (UGMTC), brought the overall fundraising total to over $4.3 million since 2003.
“We are simply in awe of the incredible generosity of our fans! This is yet another great example of how live and local radio can truly impact lives,” said Brad Lane, Brand Manager, 830 WCCO. “We’re so proud of our team for helping share these transformative stories from the inspiring work being done at Union Gospel Mission.”
“This has been a fantastic day where the community has truly come together and shown their heart. So many generous donors tuned in and donated so we can address the needs of their neighbors experiencing homelessness, hunger and addiction,” said Pam Axberg, Chief Executive Officer, Union Gospel Mission. “We are deeply grateful for the donors who make it possible for us to do this important work and for the opportunity to share our story more broadly.”
“Hunger Mission Radiothon” was broadcast live on November 16 from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CT from the Mall of America Huntington Bank® Rotunda. Throughout the day, 830 WCCO spoke with mission residents, alums and volunteers, all sharing stories about UGMTC’s impact on their lives.
Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities provides food, shelter, programs and services for men, women and children experiencing homelessness, hunger and addiction.
830 WCCO’s 21st annual “Hunger Mission Radiothon” is a part of Audacy’s commitment to making a meaningful difference at scale. Audacy uses its reach and personal connection with listeners to advance causes that promote strong mental health and build sound communities.
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