Entercom and the Los Angeles Unified School District Launch “RADIO.COM’s Give a Gift”
Text-to-Donate Fundraiser to Provide Gifts, Food and Clothes to Local Families this Holiday Season
PHILADELPHIA, PA – November 19, 2020 – Entercom announced the launch of “RADIO.COM’s Gift a Gift” in partnership with the Los Angeles Unified School District, to provide gifts, food and clothes to those in need this holiday season. As part of the partnership, Entercom Los Angeles stations, including 93.1 Jack FM (KCBS-FM), 94.7 The Wave (KTWV-FM), 97.1 AMP Radio (KAMP-FM), K-Earth 101 (KRTH-FM), KNX 1070 News Radio (KNX-AM) and KROQ (KROQ-FM) will participate in a text-to-donate fundraiser to benefit the Los Angeles Most in Need Fund. From November 23 to December 13, the stations will encourage consumers to donate by texting “GIVER” to 76278, to support Los Angeles Unified School District families.
“Many Families throughout Southern California have been financially impacted by the pandemic, and we’re honored to be able to support them through this heartwarming initiative with the Los Angeles Unified School District,” said Jeff Federman, Regional President, Entercom. “Our community proves time and time again their willingness to support others in need, and we look forward to collaborating with them and the Los Angeles Unified School District to make this holiday season a little brighter.”
“The promise of a great education is something we owe to every child. It’s the best path out of poverty for many children and the foundation of opportunity for all,” said Austin Beutner, Superintendent, Los Angeles Unified School District. “In times like this, we need to do all we can to support students and families most in need. I’m grateful for all who are part of this effort as we are truly in this together.”
Entercom is committed to supporting the health and success of the communities that are the heart of its business. “RADIO.COM’s Give a Gift” is a part of Entercom Serves, the Company’s social impact platform that raises awareness of social issues and brings communities together for good. Entercom unites with its listeners and brands to support sound communities through several pillars of impact: children’s health, mental health and anti-bullying, veterans and service members, the environment, civic education, and diversity, equity and inclusion.
About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is the #1 creator of live, original local audio content in the U.S and the unrivaled leader in local radio sports and news. Home to the nation’s most influential collection of podcasts, digital and broadcast content, and premium live experiences, Entercom engages over 170 million consumers each month. Available on every device in every major U.S. market, the company delivers the industry’s most compelling live and on-demand content and experiences from voices and influencers its communities trust and love. Entercom’s robust portfolio of assets and integrated solutions offer advertisers today’s most engaged audiences through targeted reach, brand amplification and local activation—all at national scale. Learn more at www.audacyinc.wpengine.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).