SAN FRANCISCO, CA, June 10, 2020 – Cumulus Media announces that Sports/Talk radio station KNBR 104.5FM / 680AM The Sports Leader partnered with local non-profit Giving In Motion to raise over $100,000 for Bay Area hunger relief. The funds were raised via a GoFundMe online campaign held from Monday, June 1, through Friday, June 5, 2020, and will provide over 6,500 family meals, plus 1,300 bags of school supplies and household essentials to Bay Area residents impacted by COVID-19. The KNBR staff will deliver the meals to people in need at specific locations in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland and Walnut Creek through its partnership with Giving In Motion.
Jeremiah Crowe, Program Director KNBR 104.5FM & 680 AM, said: “The KNBR family is proud to raise these funds and assist ongoing recovery efforts here within the Bay Area community. During these challenging times, we are grateful to every KNBR listener who stepped up to the plate and helped our neighbors in need. The KNBR staff looks forward to delivering thousands of meals at locations across Northern California in conjunction with our good friends at Giving In Motion.”
Pat Williams, Co-Founder, Giving in Motion, commented: “We are happy to announce that we have reached our stated goal of $100,000. We want to thank KNBR for partnering with Giving In Motion to unite the Bay Area in providing 6,500 meals and 1,300 bags of essential items for families in the Bay Area affected by COVID-19. Thank you, KNBR.”
About Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) is a leading audio-first media and entertainment company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion people every month — wherever and whenever they want it. Cumulus Media engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 424 owned-and-operated stations across 87 markets; delivers nationally-syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across nearly 8,000 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and inspires listeners through its rapidly growing network of original podcasts that are smart, entertaining and thought-provoking. Cumulus Media provides advertisers with personal connections, local impact and national reach through on-air and on-demand digital, mobile, social, and voice-activated platforms, as well as integrated digital marketing services, powerful influencers, full-service audio solutions, industry-leading research and insights, and live event experiences. Cumulus Media is the only audio media company to provide marketers with local and national advertising performance guarantees. For more information visit www.cumulusmedia.com.
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