Topic: Children’s Issues
Posted on 12/19/2018
Community Broadcasters’ WHWY-FM Fort Walton Beach, Fla., collected a record 2,000 bicycles for Toys for Tots during its eighth annual “Bikes or Bust,” held November 30 – December 3. Afternoon host Bo Reynolds lived on a 30-foot platform for four days, despite heavy rain, to raise awareness. Four hundred bikes went to the area most impacted by Hurricane Michael.
“Each one of these bikes represents a child that on Christmas morning is going to wake up and have something that they otherwise wouldn’t have,” Reynolds said. “If we can make their Christmas just a little brighter, that’s what we set out to do.”
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