Cumulus/Nashville Radiothon Raises Over $120,000 For Nashville Rescue Mission
March 18, 2010 at 2:39 PM (PT)
CUMULUS NASHVILLE's "4th Annual RADIOTHON for the NASHVILLE RESCUE MISSION," raised enough money for to provide 56,000 meals for NASHVILLE's homeless. The event raised around $120,000 and more pledges are still coming in.
All five of the cluster's stations, including Country WSM, Talk WTN, Urban AC WQQK, Rock WRQQ and Top 40 WNFN, went commercial free from 5a-7p (CT) on TUESDAY (3/16) to encourage listeners to pledge for the NASHVILLE RESCUE MISSION. The Mission relies solely on funding through individual donations and volunteer efforts.
DON WORRELL, Pres./CEO of the NASHVILLE RESCUE MISSION, said: "We are grateful for CUMULUS BROADCASTING's efforts on behalf of the poor and hurting of our community. The outpouring of generosity from this year's event will provide over fifty-thousand meals to hungry men, women and children arriving at our doors seeking help."
For more on the NASHVILLE RESCUE MISSION, see www.nashvillerescuemission.org.