Local Press Releases
December 1, 2020
Entercom Hosts 25th Annual “Good Neighbor Radiothon” in Chicago
WBBM Newsradio’s Annual Radiothon to Benefit The Salvation Army
|Entercom Chicago will present its 25th annual “Good Neighbor Radiothon” on WBBM Newsradio (WBBM-AM/WCFS-FM) to raise money for The Salvation Army.
Hosted by WBBM Newsradio news anchor Pat Cassidy, the live program will encourage listeners to donate through the station’s phone bank or online via the station’s website.
“Over the years, WBBM’s ‘Good Neighbor Radiothon’ has helped feed, clothe and house thousands of Chicagoans in need,” said Rachel Williamson, Regional President and Market Manager, Entercom Chicago. “This year especially, many of our neighbors are facing new challenges they’ve never before experienced. Every day we do all we can to keep everyone informed, and on December 4th, we’re looking forward to supporting The Salvation Army’s efforts to keep our friends healthy during the holidays and beyond.”
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. CT
The Salvation Army announced a change to its iconic Red Kettle fundraising campaign for the first time in the organization’s 135-year history – launching the Rescue Christmas campaign in September to meet unprecedented needs. The organization is seeing up to a fivefold increase in requests for help with an expected 50% reduction in kettle donations. You can safely donate at all Red Kettles through smartphones with Apple Pay and Google Pay. All bell ringers will be required to follow public health guidelines.
For more information, including how to donate, please visit wbbmnewsradio.com/donate.
Listeners can tune in to WBBM Newsradio (WBBM-AM/WCFS-FM) in Chicago on air, as well as nationwide on the RADIO.COM app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
|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).
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