100.9 The Eagle Raises Over $10,000 with 14th Annual “Turkeys or $20”
AMARILLO, TX, December 16, 2016 – Alpha Media, Amarillo’s 100.9 The Eagle raised over $10,000 for the High Plains Food Bank with their 14th Annual “Turkeys or $20” during the week of December 5th-9th. Donations were matched by Citizens Bank.
The Eagle asked listeners to bring a turkey or a twenty-dollar bill during the food drive held in the parking lot of Market Street United. 152 turkeys were rolled out during NewsChannel 10’s 5:00pm newscast.
Alpha Media, Amarillo Market Manager, Robert Mueller commented on the announcement, “The Eagle along with our stations KGNC-FM and KGNC-AM, showed the power of live and local radio. Our listeners heard a need to feed families over the holidays, and came through for us again in a big way. We’re so proud to play this part in the Texas panhandle.”
The High Plains Food Bank delivered over 7.1 million pounds of food in 2015 to the 29 counties they serve in the Texas panhandle. 2014 data showed they served an estimated 92,000, in 8,000 different families, through 165 partner agencies.