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Adopt A Family
2017

Star 104.5 and the Salvation Army worked together to matched 104.5 listeners and families again for the 18th year in the metro area.  Dick mentioned in the Fall newsletter that he had four other couples beside his wife and him to do Adopt-A-Family Radiothon paper work on Friday the 1st of December in the office area of Westroads Mall from 8:00 a. m. till 12:00 noon.  Dick reported that all families (1860) were adopted by noon Friday, December 1.  Those doing paper work this year were Barb & Lloyd Gray, Cathy & Dick Maxwell, and Joan & Ron Siwa.

The purpose of the Adopt A Family Radiothon is to match seniors and families, agreeing to be adopted at Christmas, with persons and agencies in the community.

Three Options to Adopt A Family:
1. Star 104.5 Corporate Campaign - 
sign up early by visiting 104Star.com beginning November 1. You will receive a call from a Salvation Army representative confirming all of your details beginning November 21.
2. Live Broadcast -  listen live to Star 104.5 FM on November 30 & December 1 from 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. and call 402-898-6050. This number will only be answered during the live broadcast. 

3. Adopt in person -  visit us in person at Westroads Mall to adopt a family. The radiothon will be located in the first level center court. 
 
Please click here to download the Adopt A Family Radiothon Guidelines.  


Star 104.5 and Salvation Army

Thank you for your participation in the 18th annual Star 104.5 Adopt a Family Radio-thon for the Salvation Army!  Star Listeners adopted over 1860 families who needed a little help this Christmas.  Your generosity allows the Salvation Army to allocate almost a quarter of a million dollars to other important programs serving the metro area.  Please call this Salvation Army number with any questions:  402-898-5888.
 

What is it?
The Adopt a Family Radio-thon is one of the most unique programs in the country.  This is our 18thyear of matching Star 104.5 listeners with families in need in the Omaha and Council bluffs metro area.  You actually adopt a family for the holiday, providing a grocery voucher for a holiday meal for the family and Christmas gifts for each child 15 and under. 

How it works!
Once you adopt a family you’ll receive information in the mail about your family.  Then you get to go shopping.  The information you receive will help you with some of the family’s needs and wants along with sizes and other helpful information.  You’re also encouraged to contact the family with any questions, like maybe a favorite color for example.  Finally you get to wrap and deliver Christmas directly to your family. 

Remember 100 percent of everything you donate goes directly to the family in need.  You can click here for a list of Adopt a Family guidelines. 
 

Join Us!
Thursday and Friday, November 30th and December 1st Star 104.5 will be live at Westroads Mall in the center court for the Adopt a Family Radio-thon.  Between 6am and 6pm each day you can adopt a family by calling 402-898-6050.  Walk up adoptions will also be available again this year at the mall during the radio-thon.