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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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Wichita Church Livestreams

With the recommendation of physical-distancing for the duration of COVID-19, many churches are switching to online services. If you're looking for an online place of worship, check out some of the livestreams below!   Wichita    Life Church- Sunday: 8:30, 10:00, 11:30am, 4:00, & 5:30pm First MBC Church- Sunday at 8:30 a.m. at 9:45 and 11:00 a.m Risen Savior Lutheran Church - Sunday 8:00 am and 10:30 am  Lighthouse Community Church  - Sunday 10:45 am  NewSpring Church - Saturday…

Colorado Church Livestreams

With the recommendation of physical-distancing for the duration of COVID-19, many churches are switching to online services. If you're looking for an online place of worship, check out some of the livestreams below! NORTHERN COLORADO Bethel Family Praise Center - Sunday: 10:45am Calvary Chapel Brighton - Sunday: 8:30am Foundations Church - Saturday: 4:30pm | Sunday: 8:30am, 10am, & 11:30am Generations Church - Sunday: 9am & 10:45am Greeley First Assembly - Sunday: 10am Journey Christian Church…

Community Resources Amid COVID-19

We’re all experiencing the impact of the public health risks and concerns amid the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. During this time it is important to remember that our Hope and Faith is in Jesus, and we are ALL in this together. Keep in mind that some of our friends and neighbors are facing greater risks and needs, as various precautionary restrictions are put into place to reduce the risk of exposure to the virus. If you…

Community Resources amid COVID-19

We’re all experiencing the impact of the public health risks and concerns amid the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. During this time it is important that to remember that our Hope and Faith is in Jesus, and we are ALL in this together. Keep in mind that some of our friends and neighbors are facing greater risks and needs, as various precautionary restrictions are put into place to reduce the risk of exposure to the virus. If…

Tools for Learning @ Home

Ok, so the kids are at home and you want to them to keep learning, but you can't think of anything else to teach them!  It's ok, there are lots of great tools online that you can use to help your kids learn and have fun!   Here are some great resources and as always let us know if you have more!   Scholastic is offering is offering their Learn from Home program for free during this time!…

Community Resources amid COVID-19

In this time of uncertainty and so many questions, it can be difficult to know where to find help and resources.  It is so important to remember that all of our hope can be found in Jesus and that God is working all the time!  If you or your friends/family are in need, we hope that these resources below can help!  We will continue to update this list and share more as we learn.  Have…

COVID-19 Resources & Information

Each one of us have been affected in some way or another by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We are here to remind you that our Hope and Faith is in Jesus, and we are ALL in this together! It's also important to remember that some of our friends and neighbors are facing greater risks and needs, as various precautionary restrictions are put into place to reduce the risk of exposure to the virus. If you…

Coronavirus Tools

"When you go through deep waters,     I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty,     you will not drown. When you walk through the fire of oppression,     you will not be burned up;     the flames will not consume you." Isaiah 43:2 NLT As Christians, we are not called to fear earthly viruses and trials, but instead rest in the Lord's promises. We know it can be difficult, so here are a few…

Home Education Tools

Well it looks like we're all going to be homeschooling our kids during these tough times. BUT it doesn't have to be hard! We're putting together a MASSIVE list of educational tools you can use at home! If you know of a great resource not listed - let us know! Many educational websites are offering free access during the quarantine period: Scholastic is offering is offering their Learn from Home program for free during this…

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 Group or follow…