Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Dec 2, 2006




WMGC hits Toys for Tots goal

WMGCSoft Rock WMGC-FM's (105.1) Jim Harper & The Magic Morning show exceeded their goal in raising 25,000 toys for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves' Toys For Tots Campaign. The annual Toys For Tots Campaign toured Twelve Oaks Mall, Laurel Park Place, Northland Mall, Macomb Mall and Oakland Mall, collecting new, unwrapped toys for the U.S. Marine Corps program.

The 2006 totals: 25,591 toys and $13,954.00 in cash donations.

On-air sponsors of the 2006 Toys For Tots collection program are Rock Financial and Holiday Automotive. Toys can still be donated at Art Van, Chicken Shack or Farmer Jack until December 14, 2006. Participating toy drop off locations are listed at

WJR's annual Christmas Sing set for Dec 9th

WJREveryone is invited to join WJR morning host Paul W. Smith and Santa as they host the 41st Annual WJR Christmas Sing at the Somerset Collection North in Troy. This is a great holiday tradition that is bigger and better every year. Bring your family for a morning of Christmas caroling and fun.

WJR and listeners helps those in need

WJR is joining with the Salvation Army bell ringers in raising money this holiday season with a Virtual Red Kettle on! offers a secure point for listeners to donate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. With thousands of metro Detroiters face poverty everyday, WJR has set a goal to help keep the Salvation Army's services running 365 days a year. Go to now to donate.

Also, WJR is again helping Volunteers of America Michigan with an on-air “Adopt-A-Family” drive with the goal of adopting 2,500 families throughout Michigan, which will include more than 10,000 children and 200 seniors. For $140 you can provide toys and warm clothes for the children and food for the family's Christmas dinner. If you are unable to adopt a family for $140, other donations are welcome as well. Every dollar counts! Donations will be taken up until December 24th so call (248) 353-4VOA(4862) to donate today.







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