26th annual Bed & Bread Club Radiothon Friday Feb. 22 - New York News

26th annual Bed & Bread Club Radiothon Friday Feb. 22

Posted: Updated:

Twitter fans, you can help donate just by tweeting throughout the day. For each tweet that uses the #BedandBread hash tag, the Ford Motor Company Fund has pledged to donate $3, up to $25,000.

The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit and News/Talk 760 WJR-AM are hosting the 26th annual Bed & Bread Club radiothon today from 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. at Oakland mall in Troy (address below). The Bed & Bread program provides more then 5,000 meals per day for those in need throughout metro Detroit. More than 400 people per night have found shelter through the Bed & Bread program.

All proceeds from the radiothon go directly to help feed and shelter metro Detroiters in need. Special guest Dick Purtan will also be joining the broadcast. Purtan is the chairman of the Bed & Bread Club and a retired Detroit radio Hall of Fame personality.

The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit's Bed & Bread Club Radiothon is the largest single-market, single-day radio fundraiser in the country. Since its launch in 1988, the Radiothon has raised more than $26.8 million to help those in need.

Oakland Mall
412 W 14 Mile Road, East of I-75
Center Court
Troy, MI 48083
6 a.m. - 10 p.m.

A donation of $10 per month helps feed one person for an entire year.  
To make a Bed & Bread donation, call (248) 528-0760 or visit www.salmich.org.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Baby gorillas on display at Bronx Zoo

    Baby gorillas on display at Bronx Zoo

    Thursday, April 24 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-04-24 19:53:44 GMT
    WCS photoWCS photo
    Two endangered gorillas born at the Bronx Zoo in March and April are now making appearances at the zoo's famous Congo Gorilla Forest exhibit, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society. The baby western lowland gorillas are the 14th and 15th gorillas born at the exhibit since it opened in 1999. The Bronx Zoo has had 50 gorilla births since 1972. The gender of the newborns is unknown for now, WCS said.
    Two endangered gorillas born at the Bronx Zoo in March and April are now making appearances at the zoo's famous Congo Gorilla Forest exhibit, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society. The baby western lowland gorillas are the 14th and 15th gorillas born at the exhibit since it opened in 1999. The Bronx Zoo has had 50 gorilla births since 1972. The gender of the newborns is unknown for now, WCS said.
  • NJ brush fire forces evacuations

    NJ brush fire forces evacuations

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:04:00 GMT
    A New Jersey school and several homes were evacuated Thursday afternoon because of a large brush fire that was being fanned by winds.Beachwood Intermediate South School was closed just after 12:30 p.m. Parents were told not to report to the school. The Ocean County Sheriff's Dept. said that all children were going to be safely evacuated to another location.
    A New Jersey school and several homes were evacuated Thursday afternoon because of a large brush fire that was being fanned by winds.Beachwood Intermediate South School was closed just after 12:30 p.m. Parents were told not to report to the school. The Ocean County Sheriff's Dept. said that all children were going to be safely evacuated to another location.
  • Cops swarm home after disgruntled Call of Duty gamer calls in swatting hoax

    Cops swarm home after disgruntled Call of Duty gamer calls in swatting hoax

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-04-24 16:05:27 GMT
    Heavily armed police officers descended on a home in Long Beach, Long Island thinking they might find a grisly murder scene. Instead they found a terrified woman who had no clue what they were talking about and her teenaged son playing video games.
    Heavily armed police officers descended on a home in Long Beach, Long Island thinking they might find a grisly murder scene. Instead they found a terrified woman who had no clue what they were talking about and her teenaged son playing video games.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices