Huntsville residents are opening their hearts and wallets to help those in need.
The 2018 Christmas Wish Radiothon was held on Friday, with a combined total of $67,980 being raised for both the Salvation Army and Huntsville’s Table Soup Kitchen Foundation.
During the one-day radiothon, $29,980 was raised for the Salvation Army. Moose FM’s Stuff a Truck event brought in $27,500 worth of donations for Table Soup Kitchen and the annual Project Porchlight collected $10,5000 in donations for the Salvation Army.
The money raised will go a long way to meeting the needs of both these Huntsville charities in serving the community through their various programs and services.
Overall, the Cottage Country group of stations raised $231, 671 during each of their radiothon events. Here’s a breakdown of how much was raised in each of the other clusters:
Bracebridge Moose 99.5 FM – $93,650 for the Salvation Army
Haliburton Moose 93.5 FM – $33,213 for the Food Banks of Haliburton County
Parry Sound Moose 103.7 FM – $36,828 for the Salvation Army
Coast-to-coast, Vista Radio stations have raised nearly a million dollars for local communities.