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Cumulus Media Savannah Provides Tornado Relief

Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery
Posted on 5/4/2022

After a tornado in Bryan County, Ga., devastated several neighborhoods, destroyed at least 18 homes and left around 14,000 residents without power, Cumulus Media Savannah launched a relief drive.

Radio stations WEAS-FM, WTYB-FM, WJCL-FM, and WIXV-FM ran public service announcements on-air, online and on social media to drive donations of food and cash to first responders and residents whose homes were damaged by the tornado. They raised $5,000 and hundreds of meals from community partners Ciciís Pizza, Panera Bread, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Chicken Salad Chick, Krispy Kreme and Horne Law.

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