KMXZ Holding 'Thanksgiving On The Mayflower'
October 31, 2013 at 3:04 PM (PT)
JOURNAL BROADCAST GROUP AC KMXZ (94.9 MIXfm)/TUCSON and TUCSON ELECTRIC POWER will The ninth annual “THANKSGIVING on the MAYFLOWER, a a one-day fundraising and food drive from 5:30a-7p on NOVEMBER 14th for the COMMUNITY FOOD BANK OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA. The TUCSON community will be asked to fill an entire MERIDIAN MAYFLOWER MOVING SYSTEMS moving truck with non-perishable items and to make cash donations to the CoMMUNITY FOOD BANK.
The COMMUNITY FOOD BANK’s buying power and business practices allow it to distribute about $9 worth of food for every one dollar donated. TEP will donate up to $50,000 to match cash contributions from listeners during the event. “This has been an especially difficult year for many local families. Feeding their kids is always a priority, so let’s give them a real reason to feel thankful,” KMXZ morning man BOBBY RICH said. “It’s important to remember that TEP is doing cash matching -- so donations will feed even more of the needy families.”