WhyHunger, whose efforts to fight hunger include a Hungerthon every November, will have a strong presence on radio, as usual, on Hungerthon Day this year (Nov. 24). And as an added feature, its Musicians United to End Hunger fundraiser will add a virtual component throughout the day, with various performers generating donations through Facebook performances.
Here is the schedule, though more artists may be added. See the top post at facebook.com/WhyHungerFans for links to the individual artists’ pages (where the performances can be seen) or click on the artist’s name here.
10 a.m.: Kat Reinhert
4 p.m.: Mike Rocket
5 p.m.: Erik Rabasca
6 p.m.: Damaged Pies
6 p.m.: Natalia Zukerman
6:30 p.m.: Jen Chapin
7 p.m.: Sherman Whipple
7:30 p.m.: Rennie Pincus
8 p.m.: Dean Marino
8 p.m.: Firepit
8:30 p.m.: Megan Paullet
You may be able to find more activity, as well, by doing a search for “#Hungerthon” on Facebook or other forms of social media.
For the annual Hungerthon auction, visit charitybuzz.com/hungerthon. Items include guitars signed by Bruce Springsteen, Taylor Swift, Billy Joel and Tom Morello, guest DJ slots on various SiriusXM satellite radio channels, an Eli Manning-autographed football Jersey and more.
Co-founded by Harry Chapin in 1975, WhyHunger, originally known as World Hunger Year, has a variety of programs that combat hunger locally, nationally and around the world.
On the radio, you can hear Hungerthon programming through Dec. 10 on SiriusXM, KTU 103.5, Z100 LiteFM 106.7, Q104.3, WOR and Power 105.1; and on Nov. 24 on WFAN, WCBS (880 AM and 101.1 FM), 1010 WINS, ALT 92.3, NEW102.7 and Country 94.7.
For more on all of the above, visit hungerthon.org.
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