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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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CONTEST RULES

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING CONTEST RULES FOR WAYFM GIVEAWAYS: TO ENTER, TEXT THE APPROPRIATE KEYWORD TO 91979 OR COMPLETE ONLINE ENTRY FORM (IF APPLICABLE) DURING CONTEST PERIOD. CONTEST IS OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF THE U.S. OVER THE AGE OF 18. ELIGIBLE ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY CLOSE OF THE CONTEST ENTRY PERIOD. WINNER(S) WILL BE DETERMINED BY A RANDOM DRAWING SOON AFTER THE CLOSE OF THE ENTRY PERIOD. FOR TEXT ENTRIES: BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST…

Praying for Surfside

In this time of grieving and heaviness for the community of Surfside, FL, WayFM wants to remind you that you have a family behind you -- YOU ARE NOT ALONE! Here is a message of hope and comfort from WayFM's Prayer Wall Pastor, Pastor Chad: Our hearts are breaking for those affected by the tragic collapse of the condo building in Surfside just North of Miami.  Our prayers go out for healing of survivors, comfort…

Say ‘No’ to Cob Web Cans!

FORT MYERS, FL - We've all done it...purchased canned food that we expected ourselves to eat, but then somehow or another, it found its way to the back of the pantry, never to be seen again... At least, not until it's months (or years...c'mon somebody) down the road during a cleanout, and well past the expiration. KER-PLUNK! In the garbage, it goes. Did you know that here in the United States we toss out between 30…

WayFM Contests & Giveaways!

Text LIFE to 91979 to be entered to WIN 2 Tickets for the following concerts:    Connect with us on social media for all contest alerts:   Facebook - Local Community Events Group Instagram Contest Rules

WayFM Louisville Contests

Enter HERE for our latest GIVEAWAY:  Cruise into Spring and blaze new trails in the great outdoors with a BRAND NEW cruiser bike pair - one for YOU and one for a FREIND!! Sponsored By:  Lowe Chiropractic & Wellness Connect with us on social media for all contest alerts:   Facebook - Local Community Events Group Instagram  

Praying for those who Protect and Serve

This morning, South Florida was rocked by the tragic news of a senseless shooting of those who serve every day to protect us all. In this case, several FBI Special Agents were ambushed as they were exercising a warrant for a crime against our most innocent members of society. Two of the officers gave their lives and two are are currently in stable condition at the hospital. We ask that you would join us in…

Share a Local Event!

89.7 WayFM wants to know what events your local church or community are hosting in 2021! Share those events with us by clicking the Submit An Event Button below! Submit An Event!

Blanket Drive – Keep Colorado Warm

This winter, YOU can team up with WayFM to provide Colorado's homeless and overlooked neighbors with 5,000 blankets to Keep Colorado Warm It's simple:  give a blanket to make a difference. This year, due to concerns over COVID-19, we are requesting new blanket donations only to help our homeless neighbors.  Below are links to three online retailers and an example blanket that you can purchase online (pick the color, quantity or a completely different blanket,…

Portland EEO

KKWA EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2020   WAY Media, Inc., the licensee of Station KKWA is a religious broadcaster as defined by the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission.  See 47 C.F.R. §73.2080(c)(1); Review of the Commission’s Broadcast and Cable Equal Employment Opportunity Rules and Policies, 17 FCC Rcd. 24018 (2002).  As a religious broadcaster, WAY Media, Inc. has established a religious qualification for all employee positions at KKWA. …