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Topic: Community-Focused Initiatives
Posted on 2/18/2019
Hearst Radio-owned WIYY-FM and WBAL-FM Baltimore delivered a record-breaking $26,000 to the Firefighter’s Widows & Orphans Funds on February 9th. The stations helped raise the money at firehouse tailgate parties for Ravens home games. The pregame events, hosted by WIYY-FM and WBAL-FM radio personalities, also brought an additional $90,000 from food and beverage sales. This is the most ever raised for the Widow & Orphans Funds in foundation history.
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