Posts Tagged ‘portland’

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

Popsicle Pop-Up

Nothing beats the summer heat like an ice-cold popsicle. 96.3 WayFM will be “popping” up all over town with Popsicle Pop-ups. Giving you that refreshing feeling for free! You can also pick up WayFM window stickers, Popsicle Pop-ups are brought to you by the good people at Greenbrook Construction.   Where We’ll Be Next:   Tuesday 8/25 3:00-4:00 PM Esther Short Park 605 Esther St, Vancouver, WA 98660     Follow @wayfmportland in Instagram or… … 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

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 96.3WAY-FM is teaming up with Agape Community Insurance and other local businesses to provide Blanket Coverage Ministry with 10,000 blankets to help cover the homeless and Keep Portland Warm. But we can’t do it without YOU! You can provide safety from… … 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

WAY-FM is moving to 96.3!

Dear Friends, The WAY-FM team has been hard at work on some BIG changes! During this time of transition, there are a few things I want you to be aware of. Hard to Hear You may have noticed that your WAY-FM on 104.5 has been harder to hear recently. Unfortunately, that might be the case in the coming days and weeks… especially on the west side of Portland. While changes are happening, it will be… … Continue reading

Peanut Butter & Jelly Drive

Summer is laughter, fun and relaxation. But for 1 in 7 of our neighbors in Portland and Vancouver, it’s a time of food insecurity. During the summer some kids miss 2 meals a day. Let’s change that! YOU can make a difference by partnering with 104.5 WAY-FM, Pietro’s Pizza and Gresham Ford for the Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive, benefiting the Clark County Food Bank and SnowCap Community Charities. Just 1 jar creates 14 meals, lots of nutrition, and most… … Continue reading