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Recent reports estimate more than twenty thousand Texans are homeless. Men, women, and children. Entire families. But Family Gateway is doing something about it…and they need our help. Here at WAY-FM, we talk a lot about living out our faith. But we want that be more than a conversation. So on Saturday, May 20th, from 11AM-1PM, the WAY-FM staff is serving lunch to local homeless families and hosting activities for the kids at Family Gateway’s shelter…

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5 Reasons Why It’s Never Too Early For Christmas

Yes, Christmas isn’t for another month. Yes, we haven’t had Thanksgiving yet. But that doesn’t mean we can’t break out a Christmas song every once in a while. Here are five reasons why you should start thinking about Christmas today. While you read, here is a Christmas song to get you in the Christmas spirit. Christmas reminds of us the gospel? It’s never too early to think about Christ’s birth, and where we would be…

Help Provide Christmas For A Child In Need

We all know that Christmas is a time of giving, but that feeling doesn't have to end with our closest family and friends. There are families right here in our community that are struggling to provide Christmas for their children. We know Christmas isn't about presents but we also want to make sure these children know that they are loved and cared for by their families! That's why we're partnering with The Salvation Army to…

Give A Local Child Christmas This Year

We all know that Christmas is a time of giving, but that feeling doesn't have to end with our closest family and friends. There are families right here in our community that are struggling to provide Christmas for their children. We know Christmas isn't about presents but we also want to make sure these children know that they are loved and cared for by their families! That's why we're partnering with The Salvation Army to…

Veterans Voices

WAY-FM would like to thank our veterans for their service. The dedication to our safety and our country needs to be recognized. That is why we here at WAY-FM have created WAY-FM Veterans Voices. This is to recognize and highlight different veterans in our community who have made a difference. If you are a veteran who wants to share his or her story feel free to call at: 256-542-1478 Your story will be featured on…

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…

A Soldier’s Child – 100 Military Families Still in Need Of Sponsorship

A Soldier’s Child started its Family to Family Christmas program to give back to the families of our servicemen and women who have sacrificed so much. Lost in the busyness of the Christmas season are the children of those who serve – who sometimes wake up Christmas morning missing mom or dad and perhaps not understanding why they can’t be there. With your help, hundreds of young children from nearby Ft. Campbell might have a…

Hometown Hero: Loran Wright

We are excited to announce our next Hometown Hero: Loran Wright Denise nominated Loran and here is what she said: Loran Wright has fed the homeless weekly since around 1977 . This man has taught, prayed, hoped for, and housed the rejected. He has also served as a police officer and a benevolence pastor. He continues to encourage us at the dear 80-something that he is. Wow! What a story of selflessness and an example…

A Soldier’s Child – 100 Military Families Still in Need Of Sponsorship

A Soldier’s Child started its Family to Family Christmas program to give back to the families of our servicemen and women who have sacrificed so much. Lost in the busyness of the Christmas season are the children of those who serve – who sometimes wake up Christmas morning missing mom or dad and perhaps not understanding why they can’t be there. With your help, hundreds of young children from nearby Ft. Campbell might have a…

A Soldier’s Child – 100 Military Families Still in Need Of Sponsorship

A Soldier’s Child started its Family to Family Christmas program to give back to the families of our servicemen and women who have sacrificed so much. Lost in the busyness of the Christmas season are the children of those who serve – who sometimes wake up Christmas morning missing mom or dad and perhaps not understanding why they can’t be there. With your help, hundreds of young children from nearby Ft. Campbell might have a…