WSSP/Milwaukee Toy Drive A Success
December 7, 2007 at 3:50 PM (PT)
ENTERCOM Sports WSSP-A/MILWAUKEE's 2007 Toy Drive for CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF WISCONSIN the week of NOVEMBER 26th pulled in over 1,000 toys for patients at the hospital. The event included live broadcasts from BLAIN'S FARM AND FLEET in OAK CREEK, with local celebrities dropping by to help out, inclufing former GREEN BAY PACKER GILBERT BROWN, former MARQUETTE basketball star GEORGE THOMPSON, former WISCONSIN footballer CHRIS MACINTOSH and BREWERS TV announcer BRIAN ANDERSON.
"Our staff was overwhelmed by this donation," said the hospital's VP, JEFF STEWART. "1250 WSSP did a spectacular job with the toy drive and many children will have a brighter holiday season thanks to their efforts."
"I want to thank our title sponsor ANNEX WEALTH MANAGEMENT, as well as all our supporting sponsors, partners and listeners for this great event," added 1250 WSSP PD RYAN MAGUIRE. "The greater MILWAUKEE community has been very good to us in 2007. This is the least we could do to help give back."
WSSP held a golf outing in AUGUST to benefit the hospital's MAX MCGEE NATIONAL RESEARCH CENTER FOR JUVENILE DIABETES.