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Keep Portland Warm

November 1st – January 31st Thousands of individuals and families are living on the streets and in cars.  The rain and cold of winter can be deadly. A warm, dry blanket can be life saving. This winter 96.3 WayFM is teamed up with Agape Community Insurance, Elite Mechanical Heating and Cooling, and other local businesses to provide Blanket Coverage Ministry with over 1,000 blankets to help cover the homeless and Keep Portland Warm. But we couldn’t do… … Continue reading

Wildfire Updates

There are fires burning near many 96.3 WayFM listeners. Here is information, by county, on evacuation levels and other emergency information. Join us in praying for all those effected and those working tirelessly to contain these fires. FOR SCHOOL CLOSURES CLICK HERE Clackamas County Updated 9/12/2020 9:15 p.m. Sweeping Level 3 “GO NOW” evacuations were in place as the four main fires currently burn in the county: the Dowty Road Fire and the Riverside Fire… … Continue reading

Community Impact Spotlight – Open House Ministries

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… … Continue reading

Community Impact Spotlight – Embrace Oregon

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… … Continue reading

Community Impact Spotlight – Blanchet House

    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… … Continue reading

Support Local Businesses

96.3 WAY-FM is community. In  times like this we’re reminded of how critical it is to support one another.  This includes local businesses and their employees. Right now you can do little things that make a  huge difference. You can keep our community strong.   Purchase gift certificates to restaurants and stores to use later Order food to-go from local restaurants (Goldie’s BBQ, Pietro’s Pizza) Buy tickets to future community events to show support for the… … Continue reading

Color the Days Away!

With all the nasty germs passing through the air… Schools have decided to close! (Oh no!) Leaving all the LITTLES of  -WAY-  with nothing to do… We have a solution that doesn’t involve iPads, TV OR Video games! (WHAAAATTT?!) Spend your days at home coloring with our fun & creative WAY-FM coloring book!!! When you’re finished coloring, you can even take a picture and tag your local WAY-FM page in the photos!!! Join our Facebook… … Continue reading

Coffee Break

We stand with our healthcare community. We’re taking our normal coffee break and giving it a twist! During this time of such uncertainty, one thing is for sure, we want to honor our healthcare community! Each week we’ll be in a different region of the Portland area, bringing some coffee and snacks for our healthcare workers who are serving on the front lines! With the help of our local Black Rock coffee shops, we will be… … Continue reading

WAY-FM IS NOW ON 96.3

The WAY-FM team has been hard at work on some BIG changes! Reset your preset to the new 96.3 WAY-FM! The great news is this signal is more powerful which means more people who are feeling overwhelmed will have the same source of encouragement and hope that you do. More people will be pointed to Jesus with meaningful music and honest conversations. Thank you for your patience during this transition. You can now spread the… … Continue reading