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Hungerthon 2016 on 105.9 KGBX

Friday, Sep. 09 — Monday, Sep. 12

Ozarks Food Harvest and iHeartMedia 105.9 KGBX are kicking off the 18th annual Hungerthon radio-thon this September in the hopes of raising $125,000 for The Food Bank’s Weekend Backpack Program, which provides food insecure children with a bag full of nutritious food to take home over the weekends.

Kevin and Liz of 105.9 KGBX will host the four day radio-thon during Hunger Action Month — Sept. 9-12 — asking listeners to sponsor Weekend Backpacks. Listeners can also tune at kgbx.com or on smartphones with the iHeartRadio app.

Event Hours:

• Friday: 6 a.m.­–7 p.m.

• Saturday: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

• Sunday: 11–2 p.m.

• Monday: 6–10 a.m.

Listeners can call toll free 800-445-1059 to make a pledge, or donate at the event outside of the Historic Tower Theater near Glenstone and Sunshine. For a donation of $300, or $25 monthly, a child will receive two breakfasts, two lunches, two dinners, two snacks and drinks every weekend of an entire school year.

Learn how your company can help provide meals for Weekend Backpack children and inspire others to give during Hungerthon. Contact Jennifer Sickinger at 417-865-3411 ext. 110 or send an email to jsickinger@ozarksfoodharvest.org for details about sponsorship opportunities.

 

Pledge your support as a Hungerthon sponsor