PHILADELPHIA, PA – November 19, 2020 – Entercom announced Greenville urban station 96.3 The Block (WFBC-HD2) will continue its yearly participation in the “Steve Harvey Morning Show Annual Turkey Give” and deliver 300 frozen turkeys to families in need across Greenville, Spartanburg and Anderson Counties. The program, in conjunction with “The Steve Harvey Morning Show,” will deliver Thanksgiving meals to nearly 9,000 families in need across the country this year, and has donated close to 90,000 turkeys nationwide since its inaugural event in 2009.
“I’m always grateful to be a part of this event,” said Steve Sinicropi, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Greenville-Spartanburg. “Serving the Upstate during the best of times and the most challenging times is what this station is about. We will always remain committed to the greatest acts in life – those that give back.”
“Now, more than ever, we understand the importance of providing assistance to those who are less fortunate, especially as we move into the holiday season,” said Steve Harvey during a recent broadcast. “On behalf of the entire ‘Steve Harvey Morning Show,’ Happy Thanksgiving and God bless you all.”
Families are encouraged to visit one of three participating community partners for drive-thru pickup distribution on a first come, first serve distribution basis. Full list of participating community centers is below.
Monday, November 23
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. ET
Cherrydale Elementary School
302 Perry Road
Tuesday, November 24
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. ET
Dr. TK Gregg Community Center
650 Howard Street
Wednesday, November 25
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET
Anderson Institute of Technology
315 Pearman Dairy Road
Turkeys were donated by “The Steve Harvey Morning Show” and Food Lion. In addition, Northside Voyagers will donate 100 bags of rice and 400 canned goods to the Spartanburg event on November 24. Renewable Water Resources will donate 100 turkey grease cans and 100 totes at each event to encourage proper fats oils and grease disposal. Additional sponsors include Healthy Blue SC, the Greenville County School District, Spartanburg Parks and Rec, Anderson County School District 5 and The Zone For more information on the event, including information regarding receiving a turkey, please visit 963theblock.com.
Entercom launched 96.3 The Block in 2015 on 96.3 FM in Greenville County, in 2016 on 104.5 FM in Spartanburg County, and in 2019 on 107.7 FM in Anderson County.
Entercom is committed to supporting the health and success of the communities that are the heart of its business. Participating in the “Steve Harvey Morning Show Annual Turkey Give” is a part of Entercom Serves, the Company’s social impact platform that raises awareness of social issues and brings communities together for good. Entercom unites with its listeners and brands to support sound communities through several pillars of impact: children’s health, mental health and anti-bullying, veterans and service members, the environment, civic education, and diversity, equity and inclusion.
About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is the #1 creator of live, original local audio content in the U.S and the unrivaled leader in local radio sports and news. Home to the nation’s most influential collection of podcasts, digital and broadcast content, and premium live experiences, Entercom engages over 170 million consumers each month. Available on every device in every major U.S. market, the company delivers the industry’s most compelling live and on-demand content and experiences from voices and influencers its communities trust and love. Entercom’s robust portfolio of assets and integrated solutions offer advertisers today’s most engaged audiences through targeted reach, brand amplification and local activation—all at national scale. Learn more at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).