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WNGY Anchor Acknowledged by White House (WNGY-FM)

Topic: Youth-Focused Initiatives

Alpha Media’s WNGY Peoria’s Lucky The DJ ran 102 miles in 102 hours to generate awareness for child abuse. On the fourth day of his run, the station received an email from the White House thanking them for their efforts. On the last day of the race, listeners were encouraged to bring a donation to the “Paint Peoria Blue” party. With any donation of a basic-needs supply, the listener was given a free Chik-fil-A chicken sandwich meal. All donations benefitted local crisis nursery centers. In the end, over $1,200 worth of items such as diapers, wipes, formula, clothes and supplies. The drive assisted over 100 families.


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