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Amy Grant Brings A Special Christmas Music Experience

Amy Grant talks with us about the special Christmas Tour with Michael W Smith and Jordan Smith coming to Portland on Sunday November 19 at Moda Center Theater of the Clouds. Amy tried to explain what makes this event so special. "We try to make every theater feel like a living room," Amy said. "The journey of the songs, the journey of some of the stories we tell becomes an experience of hope and unity."…

Jordan Smith Loves Christmas

Jordan Smith, season 9 winner of The Voice, is coming back to Portland with Michael W Smith and Amy Grant on November 19. Jordan talks about the living the dream of being on tour with two of his favorite artists, what he loves about Christmas music, and his obsession with ugly Christmas sweaters. GET TICKETS NOW!

Be A Part Of Our Christmas Book Drive!

When you think about Christmas presents for kids of course you think about toys! Maybe your kids have a room full of toys they never play with...but for some children in our community that's not the case. You already know about The Salvation Army's Angel Tree program where you can adopt a child for Christmas and give them the presents they normally never see. Well we want to take it a step further! Toys are…

Be A Part Of Our First Ever Toy Drive!

Christmas...it means a lot of things to a lot of people...and most of those things bring smiles to faces! But for some families Christmas isn't so joyful... We know Christmas isn't about presents but for some families it's a constant reminder of another thing they don't have. Well we want to change that - with YOUR help! For the first time ever we are holding a Christmas Toy Drive to benefit our friends at Stuff…

Keep Portland Warm

Did you know that there are over 16,000 homeless people in the Portland Metro area? This winter 104.5 Way-FM is teaming up with Blanket Coverage Ministry to help cover the homeless and keep Portland warm by providing 10,000 blankets. To learn more about what Blanket Coverage Ministry does go to blanketcoverageministry.org If your church or business would like to become a drop off location please contact us at portland@wayfm.com with the subject line "Keep Portland…

Hometown Hero: Alyson Huntting

Quicklane at Gresham Ford and 104.5 WAY-FM present Hometown Heroes, people in our community that go above and beyond to help those around them. Our Hero this month is Alyson Huntting. Alyson will be honored at the Gresham Chamber of Commerce gathering on November 3. Here is the nomination we received: It is my pleasure to nominate Alyson Huntting as a true hometown hero. Alyson is passionate about her community and goes above and beyond…

Kick Christmas Off With MercyMe!

We know we know we know - it's only October...BUT we have an exciting opportunity to kick off Christmas just a LITTLE early this year... At every WAY-FM concert we ask you to give back to the community in some way by bringing an item that we can donate to a local charity. Well MercyMe will be no exception! This November we're excited to partner with Stuff The Bus as we collect toys for their…

Make A Difference With A Pair Of Socks?

Socks - do you ever give them another thought besides - do they match? Probably not! But for some the thought of warm, dry, clean socks is all they think about... We want your help to change that! At every WAY-FM concert we ask you to bring an item to help a local charity - and the Big Church Night Out is no different! It's the obvious choice! The Big Church Night Out is all…

When Jeremy Camp Lost His Voice

With a new CD coming out and a tour planned, Jeremy Camp starting experiencing something that every singer dreads. "I would sing like 5 songs and lose my voice." Jeremy headed to the doctor, a vocal specialist, who discovered a small burst blood vessel on one of his vocal chords.  The doctor told him,  "If you keep going you could hemorrhage the whole thing. You would have to have surgery and not talk for a long…