The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit is continuing to fight hunger and homelessness with its 35th Annual Bed & Bread Club Radiothon on 760 WJR.
The 27-hour fundraiser will kick off with Bed & Bread success stories and donation information beginning at 4 p.m. on Thursday, February 24. The live broadcast begins at 6 a.m. on Friday, February 25. Tune in throughout the day to listen to your favorite 760 WJR personalities and help raise $1.8 million for The Salvation Army’s Bed & Bread program.
Paul W. Smith and Sean Baligian: 6 – 8 a.m.
Paul W. Smith, Sean Baligian and Marie Osborne: 8 – 10 a.m.
Kevin Dietz, Tom Jordan and Lloyd Jackson: 10 a.m. – Noon
Kevin Dietz, Tom Jordan and Chris Renwick: Noon – 2 p.m.
Mitch Albom and Steve Courtney: 2 – 4 p.m.
Guy Gordon and Dick Purtan: 4 – 7 p.m.
Civic and business leaders, as well as local and national celebrities will join the conversation throughout the day, encouraging listeners to make a difference for the hungry and homeless in Metro Detroit.
CLICK HERE to Join the Club That’s Here for Good with a donation — $120 will help feed five people for nearly a month. Those who donate $240 will help provide meals for 10 people for nearly a month and receive an embroidered, limited-edition Bed & Bread Club Radiothon insulated lunch tote.
You can also support the Bed & Bread program by bidding on experiential and unique items during the Radiothon through an online auction. Check back as we add new auction items throughout the day!
The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit’s Bed & Bread program serves more nearly 4,400 meals each day to men, women and children who would otherwise go without. That’s nearly 1.6 million meals every year. In addition, the Bed & Bread program provides more than 77,000 nights of shelter annually. The Bed & Bread program is unique in that it serves many people via mobile soup kitchens. The Bed & Bread trucks are on the streets of Detroit 365 days a year making designated stops throughout the day.