iHeartMedia Chicago’s 93.9 LITE FM, Relaxing Favorites; 103.5 KISSFM, Chicago’s #1 Hit Music Station; Inspiration 1390, Music of Power & Praise;107.5 WGCI, Chicago’s #1 for Hip-Hop R&B; V103, Today’s R&B and Throwbacks announced the return of “Spreading Holiday Cheer in Chicagoland,” a celebration of giving back to listeners and the community during the holiday season.
iHeartMedia Chicago will support various initiatives during the “Spreading Holiday Cheer in Chicagoland” Celebration including:
93.9 LITE FM, ComEd Energy Efficiency Program and the Coca-Cola Company will grant over $25,000 in Christmas wishes for Chicagoland families in celebration of 22 years as Chicago’s Christmas Music Station.
103.5 KISS FM’s “The Fred Show” and Foot First Podiatry will grant $20,000 in KISSmas Wishes to brighten the season for Chicagoland families. 103.5 KISS FM and the Coca-Cola Company will team up for Stuff-A-Bus to collect toys to share with area families.
Inspiration 1390 and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois blessed Chicagoland families with over $5,000 in cash and toys during the station’s annual “Biggest Give and Receive” Concert on November 18th at Christ Universal Temple of Chicago, featuring Recording Artists Darius Brooks & The Tommies Reunion, Jekalyn Carr and Zacardi Cortez. Inspiration 1390 will also grant $2,500 in Christmas wishes to families in honor of Ada S. McKinley Head Start and Early Learning Programs.
107. 5 WGCI and Def Jam will grant $15,000 in Christmas wishes during the “Mih (My) Christmas with Jeremih” on-air promotion. In addition, 107.5 WGCI’s Tone Kapone will award ten families $500 in Christmas cash in honor of Ada S. McKinley Head Start and Early Learning Programs. They also awarded five families $250 towards Thanksgiving Dinner.
V103’s Joe Soto in honor of Ada S. McKinley Head Start will and Early Learning Programs grant $20,000 in Christmas wishes to Chicagoland families. V103 and The Steve Harvey Morning Show gifted $1,800 to Chicago Youth Programs to purchase 100 turkeys for families involved in the organization’s programs for Thanksgiving Dinner.
“iHeartMedia Chicago along with our partners are spreading holiday cheer throughout the Chicagoland community,” said Matt Scarano, President of iHeartMedia Chicago. “It is such a blessing to have the opportunity to giveaway over $95,000 in cash, food and toys to families in our community during this special time of the year.”
iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the Chicago market with multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service – with 3 billion app downloads and more than 160 million registered users.