Three Square Food Bank, Southern Nevada’s only food bank, kicks off its fourth annual Fight Holiday Hunger program Monday, November 12 and continues through Monday, December 31. During this time, through the generosity of Barrick North America, Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, IGT and Towbin Automotive, all cash contributions to Three Square are matched dollar for dollar.
“We are excited for the return of Fight Holiday Hunger and anticipate that the local community will once again embrace this program and support those in need,” said BrIan Burton, CEO/President of Three Square. “We are grateful for the generosity of our four partners and look forward seeing the donations grow over the course of the seven-week program.”
As part of Fight Holiday Hunger, Three Square partners with KJUL 104.7 FM (SMI Radio) and X 107.5 FM (CBS Radio) for two radio-thons.
6 a.m. – 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 and Thursday, Nov. 29
For two days, KJUL 104.7 asks its listeners to phone in with their monetary donations. Similar to telethons, various prizes will be offered as incentives such as show tickets, dinners and many other exciting items provided by the generosity of local businesses and shows. Call-in number is (702) 258-6060 and visit www.kjul1047.com.
6 a.m. – 10 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13 and 6 a.m. – 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14
For a third year, X107.5 FM along with its partner, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), host a radio-thon in the Wal-Mart parking lot located at 7200 Arroyo Crossing (South Rainbow and 215). Popular morning radio personalities Dave Farra and Jason Mahoney will welcome special on-air guests, including UFC fighters, who will be signing autographs and meeting with fans. X107.5 will be asking for non-perishable food items and/or cash and check donations to knock out hunger this holiday season. Visit www.X1075lasvegas.radio.com.
To make a donation to and for further information about Fight Holiday Hunger, visit www.fightholidayhunger.com.