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WJR, Detroit Raises $1.8 Million During Radiothon

Cumulus Media’s news/talk WJR-AM, Detroit raised $1,888,503 to aid The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit combat hunger and homelessness in Metro Detroit via the 36th Annual Bed & Bread Club Radiothon held on February 23-24. The 27-hour radio fundraiser featured WJR personalities Paul W. Smith, Sean Baligian,Detroit - WJR  Marie Osborne, Tom JordanChris Renwick, Lloyd Jackson, Mitch Albom, Ken Brown, Steve Courtney, Guy Gordon, and Bed & Bread Club founder and Radio Hall of Famer Dick Purtan, broadcasting from The Salvation Army Great Lakes Divisional Headquarters in Southfield. The Bed & Bread Club Radiothon has raised a total of more than $43.1 Million over the life of the radiothon.