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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) ENTER OUR FABULOUS FAMILY BIKE GIVEAWAY HERE! (JUNE 25 - JULY 3) 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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Get a WayFM Decal for your car and unlock savings at Skyline Chili!

Receive a WayFM exclusive discount at Skyline Chili on Grant Line Road in New Albany, IN with your new WayFm decal! Each decal has a special QR code on the back that will unlock your savings when you scan it! Simply fill out the request form below and we'll send a few your way. Thank you for showing support for YOUR radio station. YOU are making an impact for Christ in and around Kentuckiana!

Can You Guess The Artist Coming to Southwest Florida?

Are you ready for the next big WAY-FM concert? Circle November 5th on your calendar because this concert is going to be awesome! YOU'LL NEVER GUESS WHO IS COMING? Or can you? We're giving 4 front row seats to one lucky winner who can guess the artist coming to Germain Arena on November 4th. Make sure you check Southwest Florida's WAY-FM Facebook page for clues, so you can see this show from the front row!!!…

You’ll Never Guess What Living Service Out Looks Like!

It looks like this! It looks like this mom and son! And this family... ...and it looks like you! Thank you for living service out with us at Healthy Harvest Community Farms, and St. Matthew's House. Because of you, we were able to help feed the hungry right here in Southwest Florida. If you weren't able to help out with Live Service Out last month, check out our PB&J Drive that is happening right now.…

What a Call from Prison Taught Me About Comfort

Hey, Dallas and Fort Worth - WAY-FM is coming to 89.7 this October! Sign up here to get notified when the station goes live and to get more videos and blog posts like this one!   I know this isn’t going to put me in the best light, but before you judge me hear me out on this. Some of you know my brother is in jail and we are saving some money trying to…

This Is What Living Service Out Looks Like

We had SO much fun working in the hot sun with some of the best volunteers we've ever met! They showed up and didn't stop until the project was done. The Boys and Girls Club of Bay County looked like a totally different place after we were done working! Check out all of the fun we had!  

This Is What Living Service Out Looks Like

  We had SO much fun working in the hot sun with some of the best volunteers we've ever met! They showed up and didn't stop until the project was done. We practically gutted the entire house and now the contractors can start from scratch as they rebuild a home for these 3 very special sisters. Check out all of the fun we have during Live Service Out! And if you're looking for other great…

Dad’s Day

 Wondering what to get your dad for Father's Day this year? Well we might have the solution! Tell us what makes your dad great, and you could win your father a special Father's Day Dinner. And not just any dinner, but one from Famous Daves Bar-B-Que! Sign up with the form below:

Are These Things Actually Worse Than Creamed Corn?

Let’s be honest. Nobody likes creamed corn. It’s just not good, and yet so often that’s the first thing we donate to food shelters. But if we don’t even like it how can we expect those less fortunate than us to like it? Here is a list of non perishable foods that you SHOULD ABSOLUTELY NOT GIVE to the food drive at the Matt Redman Concert. Believe it or not these things are actually  worse…

5 Quotes Guaranteed to Impact Your Perspective On Service

Service is an essential part of Christianity. Yes, we are saved by grace alone, but Christ calls us to put our love into action. These quotes from 5 godly men will inspire and challenge you to Live (service) Out! "One of the principal rules of religion is, to lose no occasion of serving God. And, since he is invisible to our eyes, we are to serve him in our neighbour; which he receives as if…

5 Quotes Guaranteed to Impact Your Perspective On Service

Service is an essential part of Christianity. Yes, we are saved by grace alone, but Christ calls us to put our love into action. These quotes from 5 godly men will inspire and challenge you to Live (service) Out! "One of the principal rules of religion is, to lose no occasion of serving God. And, since he is invisible to our eyes, we are to serve him in our neighbour; which he receives as if…