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WIRK Raises $11,000 for ’Friends Feeding Friends’

Topic: Community-Focused Initiatives
Posted on 11/23/2020

Hubbard Radio’s WIRK-FM West Palm Beach raised more than $11,000 for their annual "Friends Feeding Friends" Food Drive on November 21. The station surpassed its original goal of $10,000, but because of the pandemic, the entire event was held virtually. The total will provide more than 68,000 meals for people in the community.

Morning personalities Tim Leary and Chelsea Taylor broadcast the entire program remotely from their homes.

"’Friends Feeding Friends’ has been a signature event for WIRK for 15 years, and Tim & Chelsea were determined to not let 2020 make it a casualty," said WIRK Program Director Bruce Logan. "So even though the event changed to a virtual event -- AND Tim was in COVID-19 quarantine -- they stayed on the air for 12 hours on Saturday. "

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