WQKL Rocks The Hungry
December 21, 2007 at 8:06 AM (PT)
CUMULUS AAA WQKL (107one)/ANN ARBOR and the WASHTENAW COUNTY community came together from DEC. 5th-9th to collect food for the annual Rockin’ for the Hungry event. The five-day remote broadcast, which the station has been doing for 19 years now, helped generate 214 tons of food, worth $642,000. his translates into 285,326 meals for those struggling to make ends meet.
The generosity comes at an opportune time, when food pantries throughout MICHIGAN and the nation are reporting shortages in the charitable food supply and significant increases in demand for food assistance.