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96.3 WayFM 2022 FABULOUS FAMILY BIKE GIVEAWAY Official Contest Rules Contest in conjunction with WayFM Network. OFFICIAL RULES: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN (EXCEPT MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY). A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND WASHINGTON, DC. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. In conjunction with Portland’s WayFM, listeners can participate…

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Our June 2022 spotlight is on Portland Rescue Mission! Their mission is to share the Word of God and demonstrate the love of Christ to transform the lives of people experiencing homelessness or addiction. Since 1949, Portland Rescue Mission has been sharing the love of Christ with our hurting neighbors. From emergency services to long-term recovery and vocational training, Portland Rescue Mission walks alongside people on their journey to new life.   Portland Rescue Mission Services Donate…

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96.3 WayFM 2022 PORTLAND'S ROSE FESTIVAL CITYFAIR GIVEAWAY Official Contest Rules Contest in conjunction with WayFM Network. OFFICIAL RULES: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN (EXCEPT MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY). A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND WASHINGTON, DC. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. In conjunction with Portland’s WayFM, listeners can…

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Our May 2022 spotlight is on Foster Parents' Night Out, an initiative of Every Child Oregon! FPNO is a monthly 4-hour program hosted by local faith communities and community partners.   FPNO Resources: CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT VOLUNTEERING! DONATE HERE! REPRESENT EVERY CHILD OREGON WITH AWESOME MERCH HERE!   The Program: FPNO provides a much-needed break for foster parents while trained volunteers spend time caring for and building relationship with their children in…

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96.3 WayFM WIN A COFFEE BREAK FOR YOUR OFFICE! PROMOTION  Official Contest Rules Contest in conjunction with WayFM Network. OFFICIAL RULES: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN (EXCEPT MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY). A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND WASHINGTON, DC. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. In conjunction with Portland’s…

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96.3 WayFM BIRTHDAY-IN-A-BOX (SPONSORED BY CHANDELIER BAKERY) PROMOTION  Official Contest Rules Contest in conjunction with WayFM Network. OFFICIAL RULES: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN (EXCEPT MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY). A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND WASHINGTON, DC. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. In conjunction with Portland’s WayFM, listeners…

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Our April 2022 spotlight is on Best Buddies in Oregon! Best Buddies in Oregon offers One-to-One Friendship and Leadership Development programs for individuals with and without intellectual disabilities.     One-to-One Friendships: Builds friendships between people with and without IDD, offering social mentoring while improving the quality of life and level of inclusion.   Leadership Development: Educates and empowers people with and without IDD, to be leaders, public speakers and advocates.     Best Buddies…

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Our March 2022 spotlight is on Faithful Friends! Their mission is to cultivate mentor relationships that inspire growth, resilience, and hope. Their vision is to transform generations through the power of friendship.  96.3 WayFM Operations Director Ryan Trotter interviews Faithful Friends' Executive Director Brianna Woods in this edition of our weekly Community Connect Program! Faithful Friends Resources: Website Donate! Instagram Get Involved! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO OUR COMMUNITY CONNECT INTERVIEW WITH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR BRIANNA…

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Our February 2022 spotlight is on LIFE OPTIONS network. Their mission is to empower women and families with unexpected pregnancies, and their goal is to provide every opportunity to meet their clients' physical, vocational, shelter and nutritional needs. 96.3 WayFM Promotions Director Dustin Donnor interviews President and Founder of LIFE OPTIONS network Jennifer Hoffman about the history of the nonprofit, current needs and dreams for the future in this edition of our weekly Community Connect…

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June 2022 Community Impact Monthly Spotlight: Portland Rescue Mission Our June 2022 spotlight is on Portland Rescue Mission! Their mission is to share the Word of God and demonstrate the love of Christ to transform the lives of people experiencing homelessness or addiction. Click their logo to learn more about this incredible organization!   Previous Spotlights:                    Previous Connect Interviews: Best Buddies Oregon            …

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ENTER OUR BIRTHDAY-IN-A-BOX GIVEAWAY HERE! SPONSORED BY CHANDELIER BAKERY! (ONGOING PROMOTION) ENTER OUR WORKPLACE COFFEE BREAK GIVEAWAY HERE! (ONGOING PROMOTION) WE THE KINGDOM FT CORY ASBURY TICKET GIVEAWAY! CLICK HERE FOR LOCAL CONTEST RULES  

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Our Challenge: Prison anger, violence, drugs, gangs and depression will not be solved by getting tougher on crime, building more prisons, or raising taxes. Go ahead and visit https://giannicriminallaw.com/drug-crimes/ to get in contact with the best law firm near you. Our Purpose: Paid in Full Oregon, Corban University and the Oregon Department of Corrections have partnered to provide Adults in Custody (AIC’s) a fully accredited bachelor’s degree; transforming our students into spiritual and moral leaders…

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Open House Ministries is a family shelter in Vancouver, Washington, housing 100-plus residents a night. More than half of their residents are homeless children. Open House Ministries walks alongside homeless families as they rebuild their lives. Watch this video and learn more about their program and families who have undergone the difficult work of transforming their lives, reclaiming their independence and finding home again. Open House Ministries has many opportunities for volunteers to share their…

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Embrace Oregon connects caring community members with vulnerable children and families in partnership with the Department of Human Services. We are dedicated to the flourishing of every child. EMBRACE OREGON BEGAN WITH ONE BIG QUESTION: WHAT HAPPENS TO CHILDREN WHEN THEY ARE WAITING AT A DHS CHILD WELFARE OFFICE FOR A FOSTER FAMILY? In 2011, Jillana Goble, a foster mom in Portland, Ore., asked this simple question. When a staff member who works for DHS…

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Be a Day Maker! WayFM wants to encourage you and others during this time! Drop off some cookies for a family member or friend, pay for the car behind you next time you're in a drive-through, mow a neighbor's lawn, or commit to spreading kindness in another way! Print the SURPRISE cards below to share with YOUR kind act of making someone's day.

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  This month the Community Impact Spotlight is shinning on Blanchet House. Blanchet (pronounced Blan-shay) House is a nonprofit social services organization located in downtown Portland. They provide food, clothing and housing programs to people in need. They believe that it is their responsibility to offer assistance in whatever way we can. They are not affiliated with any religious organizations though their founders are rooted in the Catholic community. Meal Program We serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner six…

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Here’s Where You Can Get Hurricane Ian Relief

As we all begin to pick up the pieces in the wake of Hurricane Ian, we know it may become important for you and your family to find essential resources. Below is a list of pertinent information and locations, which we will be working to update with YOUR HELP as regularly as possible! Please fill out THIS FORM, and we'll be sure to add your info to this list. All resources and locations are listed…

We The Kingdom Contest Rules!

You could win a pair of tickets to see We The Kingdom ft Cory Asbury LIVE. Contest running October 3-9, winner will be chosen at random following end of contest. Text KINGDOM to 91979 Contest in conjunction with WayFM Network. OFFICIAL RULES: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN (EXCEPT MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY). A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF…

Hurricane Ian Gulf Coast Updates

Closings Gulf Coast State College Gulf and Franklin locations closed 9/28-9/29 FSU classes closed 9/27-9/30 Gulf County Schools closed 9/28-9/29 Bay County Schools closed 9/29 Franklin County Schools closed 9/29-9/30 Sandbags Lynn Haven (10 per household, self-serve, bring your own shovel): Entrance of sports complex Cain Griffin Park (Mon-Sat 10a-5p, closed Wednesday, Sun noon-5p) A.L. Kinsaul concessions (Fri-Sat 10a-5p).

Hurricane Ian North Florida Updates

Evacuations Taylor County voluntary evacuation Franklin County voluntary evacuation Shelters Suwanee County General Population (pet-friendly): Suwannee Pineview Elementary School (1748 S. Ohio Avenue, Live Oak, FL 32064). OPENS THURSDAY. General Population: Branford Elementary School (26801 SR 247, Branford, FL 32008). OPENS THURSDAY. Special Needs Shelter: Suwannee Springcrest Elementary School (1419 SW Walker Ave, Live Oak, FL 32064). OPENS THURSDAY. Taylor County General Population (pet-friendly): Taylor County Elementary School (1600 E Green St, Perry, FL 32347) OPENS WEDNESDAY AT 8…

Experience TobyMac’s Hits Deep Tour at Hertz Arena!

GET READY! TobyMac is bringing his Hits Deep Tour back to Hertz Arena on February 4 along with Crowder, Tasha Layton, Jon Reddick, Terrian and Cochren & Co! Tickets are ON SALE NOW! Tap on the button below and use the promo code INSIDER to save 20% on your ticket purchase when you order by October 13! TICKETS, PLEASE! Mark your calendar and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for details and…

Come Enjoy a Night of Laughs with Chonda Pierce!

Are you ready to laugh till it hurts!? Chonda Pierce will be LIVE at Morningside Church in Port St. Lucie on Friday, November 11 at 7pm! Tickets are ON SALE NOW! Use the code INSIDER to save 20% on your purchase! Just tap the button below to reserve your seats! We hope you can join in on the fun! Thanks for being a part of the WayFM family! GET TICKETS!

Casting Crowns 5,4,3,2,1!

You could win our 5,4,3,2,1 tickets to see Casting Crowns starts September 12-16. Official Contest rules are below. WayFM Casting Crowns 5,4,3,2,1 Ticket giveawau! Official Contest Rules Contest in conjunction with WayFM Network. OFFICIAL RULES: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN (EXCEPT MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY). A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE…

See Newsboys LIVE in Coral Springs!

It's time to welcome back one of your all-time favorite contemporary Christian rock groups to South Florida! Newsboys will be at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts in Coral Springs, Florida on Thursday, October 13 along with special guests Adam Agee, Jeremy Rosado and Cochren & Co! The concert is scheduled to begin at 7:30 pm! Tap on the button below to purchase tickets! TICKETS, PLEASE! Can't make it October 13? The Stand Together…

WayFM Connect: Hope Clinic for Women

Hope Clinic was founded by a group of OB/GYNs, community leaders and churches to meet the unique needs of women in unplanned pregnancies in a safe and confidential environment.

WayFM Community Difference Makers!

Do you know a local non-profit organization in the Greater Nashville area who going above and beyond to serve their community? We'd love to hear about them! WayFM Community Difference Makers is a monthly feature that gives us the opportunity to shine the spotlight and let our audience know about incredible local organizations through an on-air interview and prayer segment! Please submit the nomination form below to let our team know who the next deserving…