Toys for Tots

16th Annual 28 Hour Broadcast

Emily Gill
November 07, 2019 - 10:13 am

Emily Gill

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"The Rise Guys,” will broadcast continuously for 28 hours at Bon Secours Wellness Arena alongside members of the United States Marines Corps. as part of the station’s 16th Annual “28 Hour Broadcast” to benefit Toys for Tots. The event will run from 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 7 to 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 8.

The “28 Hour Broadcast,” the largest Toys for Tots fundraiser in the Upstate, helps children in need to experience the joy of Christmas. The event serves to nurture their development, to unite members of local communities in a common cause and to contribute to the future betterment of these communities.

The “28 Hour Broadcast” is in partnership with the United States Marine Corps, and will feature a display of military memorabilia. Sponsors for this year’s event include Rob Ianuario Law Firm, Moe's Southwest Grill, Long Heating & Air Conditioning, Job Impluse, Inky's Authentic Philadelphia Cheesesteaks and Hoagies, Spinx, Take Heart Church, RockerBelles, Reedy River Duck Derby, RADIO.COM, 1Thing, and O.P. Taylor’s.

During last year’s broadcast, the station helped collect 2,996 toys and raised over $22,000 for Toys for Tots.

Only new and unwrapped toys, along with monetary donations, will be accepted. Donors will be entered to win prizes including tickets to the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Greenville Swamp Rabbits tickets, autographed sports and entertainment memorabilia, and other prizes.

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