Entercom Charlotte Hosts “WFNZ's 17th Annual Street Turkeys”

WFNZ’s Annual Food Drive to Support Second Harvest Food Bank and Loaves & Fishes

WHAT:

Entercom station WFNZ (WFNZ-AM/FM), Charlotte’s sports leader, is proud to host “WFNZ’s 17th Annual Street Turkeys,” presented by RAM Pavement, Acosta Heating and Cooling, and SunTrust. The Charlotte station’s annual food drive will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina and Loaves & Fishes.

To kick off the drive, Entercom Charlotte has teamed up with local grocery store Harris Teeter, which will donate 3,000 pies, 1,000 turkey breasts, and a truckload of eggs equivalent to 29,000 meals. Additionally, via a collaboration with longtime WFNZ partner Charlotte Hornets, Food Lion will donate 500 turkeys. WFNZ will broadcast 13 hours of live programming encouraging listeners to donate turkeys, canned food, monetary donations and non-perishable items. The event will also feature appearances by Hornets players, the Honey Bees cheerleading team and team mascot Hugo.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 27
6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. ET
WHERE: Harris Teeter Dog House powered by Coca-Cola
401 W. Morehead St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Founded in 1981, the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina serves 19 counties in North Carolina and South Carolina and strives to eliminate hunger through solicitation and distribution of food via education, advocacy and partnerships. Loaves & Fishes fights hunger in our community by providing a week’s worth of nutritionally balanced groceries for families and individuals in need through a network of food pantries in Mecklenburg County.Over the previous 16 years, WFNZ has helped feed over 70,000 families in need. In 2018, the food drive raised over $16,000, 850 frozen turkeys and 10,000 pounds of food in 13 hours.For more information or to make an online donation, please visit
https://wfnz.radio.com/events/wfnzs-17th-annual-street-turkeys. Listeners can tune in to WFNZ (WFNZ-AM/FM) in Charlotte on air, as well as nationwide on the RADIO.COM app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

WFNZ is a RADIO.COM station. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the leader in local sports coverage, currently has over 500 stations and thousands of podcasts, with more added continuously on its rapidly growing platform. RADIO.COM is a part of Entercom. 

CONTACT: Jennifer Morales
Entercom
212-649-9685
Jennifer.Morales@Entercom.com
@EntercomPR
About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).

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