Stephen King's Station Raises Cash To Help Heat Homes
December 16, 2011 at 4:43 AM (PT)
THE BANGOR DAILY NEWS reports, "An anonymous Californian has donated $50,000 to help heat the homes of LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM participants, with the condition that author STEPHEN KING do the same."
KING, who owns ZONE RADIO CORP. Talk WZON-A-F (103.1 THE PULSE)/BANGOR agreed, pushing his radio station’s fundraising goal for the program more than $100,000 over its goal.
"TABBY and I are grateful to everybody who worked to provide heat to people in our area who have come up short," said KING. "Hopefully next year there will be less need and more help from the state and local governments."