2013 marks the 30th anniversary for the Holiday Cheer campaign -- spreading the joy of the holiday season by helping families at-risk for hunger in Lorain County during the holidays. The drive is spearheaded by Burger King, “Gold Country” WOBL 1320AM, “Kool Kat” Oldies WDLW 1380AM and supported by generous donors throughout the county.
The 2012 campaign raised enough funds for to bring 228,000 meals to families who may not have enough to eat this holiday season.
The campaign normally runs from Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve.
Visit these participating Burger King stores to donate:
- Avon Lake - 519 Avon Beldon Road
- Elyria - 616 West Broad Street
- Elyria - 1508 West River Road North
- Elyria - 390 Chestnut Commons Drive
- Lorain - 2210 Fairless Drive
- Lorain - 2224 Leavitt Rd.
- Lorain - 1900 Cooper Foster Park Rd.
- Lorain - 3451 Colorado Ave.
- Vermilion - 4855 Liberty Ave.
- Wellington - 823 North Main St.
- Willard - 1148 Conwell Ave.
Or stop in at WOBL & WDLW's new studio at Midway Mall (near Harry Buffalo's)!
WOBL and WDLW promote Holiday Cheer on-air through Christmas Eve. The broadcasts feature representatives from some of the many local food pantries who are helping area families during the holidays, families being helped and Second Harvest staff.
Over the years, Holiday Cheer has raised nearly $795,000 to help families at-risk for hunger in Lorain County. Holiday Cheer is sponsored by Burger King, “Gold Country” WOBL 1320AM, “Kool Kat” Oldies WDLW 1380AM and the Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio. Holiday Cheer funds raised in other counties support food pantry programs in those communities.