Veterans Count Radiothon

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Mar 31, 2016 , 5:30 am - 9:30 am
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Thank you to all who supported our first radiothon on WGAN Radio!  You can still DONATE TO OUR RADIOTHON and help us serve Maine’s military and their families, all money raised in Maine stays here in Maine! This event was proudly presented by Bill Dodge Auto Group with support from US Cellular who staffed our phone bank.

In just three hours on March 31st, we raised more than $20,000! We need your help to make this happen for Easter Seals Maine, which serves a range of people in Maine from children with special needs to adults needing mental health services and veterans, who will be spotlighted in this radiothon.  The first Easter Seals Radiothon in Maine was primarily hosted on Portland Radio Group’s WGAN newsradio (AM 560 and FM 105.5) with added support on 101.9 WPOR, Maine’s #1  Country Station as well as but pulling from the promotional power of all the group’s stations .  Each hour was packed with celebrity interviews and compelling stories from local veterans.  WE NEED YOU to make this event a success!

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  •  Listeners can call in to donate any dollar amount– all donations stay here in Maine and go directly to Easter Seals Maine/ Veterans Count Maine’s Military and Veterans Services.
  •  Donations will be used to support Easter Seals Maine’s mission– funds will be used to provide emergency financial support to veterans and military families in Maine, help avert homelessness, provide job readiness support/training/ supplies, provide emergency heating or food assistance, etc.
  • 90% of every dollar goes directly to programs (10% admin fee– one of the lowest you’ll find!)
  • There will be hourly donation incentives for donations of any size including an autographed baseball, Celtics tickets, a box suite to watch the Portland Pirates
  • There will be early donation incentives from Aroma Joes and Bill Dodge Auto Group

To make a donation in support of this event:  Call 207.828.0754 x1015 or send checks to Easter Seals Maine (write “radiothon” or “veterans” in notes section) at 125 Presumpscot Street Portland, ME 04101.  You can also text “Vet” to 77000 for donation information. 100% of the funds raised by your donations will remain in Maine to help Maine’s military families.

Click here to meet one of our veterans and hear how Easter Seals Maine and Veterans Count benefited him.

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